Welcome to Season 2 of The Book Love Foundation Podcast! And thank you for joining us in this celebration of teaching and the joy of learning.
We kick off the season with a conversation with Kwame Alexander.
Season 2 Ep 1 Show notes
This episode is Part 1 of a two-part conversation Penny had recently with Kwame Alexander.
Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 24 books, including SOLO, a Young Adult Novel, and THE CROSSOVER, a middle grade novel which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize.
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Kwame’s web site is where you can find all things Kwame. Details and links are available there.
He served on the advisory committee for Nikki Giovanni’s 100 Best African American Poems.
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