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Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander is the Innovator-in-Residence at the American School of London, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 34 books, including Caldecott-Medal and Newbery-Honor winning picture book The Undefeated, How to Read a Book, Swing, Rebound, which was shortlisted for prestigious Carnegie Medal, and, his Newbery medal-winning middle grade novel, The Crossover. As the founding editor of Versify, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, he aims to change the world one word at a time.