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Kwame Alexander Q&A: Poetry Provides Possibilities


We recently had the opportunity to talk with author Kwame Alexander about how poetry can draw a reluctant reader into a lifelong love of books and the creative process behind his book, “The Crossover,” awarded the 2015 Newbery Medal for Most Distinguished

Posted in Authors & Illustrators, Expert Voices

March Madness: Basketball Books

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First Book loves March Madness! We even have a “friendly” bracket competition going on in the office – although President Obama’s bracket was beating all of us the last time we checked. Even in the midst of the drama and

Posted in Around the First Book Office, Books & Reading, Marketplace