Kwame Alexander, Solo - Young Adult!

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 7:00pm

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1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

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From Newbery award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander, with Mary Rand Hess, comes Solo, a YA novel written in poetic verse. Solo tells the story of seventeen-year-old Blade Morrison, whose life is bombarded with scathing tabloids and a father struggling with just about every addiction under the sun—including a desperate desire to make a comeback. Haunted by memories of his mother and his family’s ruin, Blade’s only hope is in the forbidden love of his girlfriend. But when he discovers a deeply protected family secret, Blade sets out on a journey across the globe that will change everything he thought to be true. With his signature intricacy, intimacy, and poetic style, Kwame Alexander explores what it means to finally come home.

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 24 books, including The Crossover, 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. Kwame writes for children of all ages. Some of his other works include The Playbook: 52 Rules to Help You Aim, Shoot, and Score in this Game of Life; the picture books, Animal Ark, Out of Wonder and Surf's Up; and novels Solo, Booked, and He Said, She Said.

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Solo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780310761839
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Blink - August 1st, 2017

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763680947
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 14th, 2017

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Thai Neave (Photographer)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780544570979
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - February 14th, 2017

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