Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander

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Why Fathers Cry at Night was the most recently released book by Kwame Alexander, on May 23rd, 2023.

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Kwame Alexander Stats: The highest rated book by Kwame Alexander on Book Notification is The Crossover, the first novel in The Crossover series. The second-highest rated book is Booked (The Crossover #2).

The most read book by Kwame Alexander on Book Notification is The Crossover, the first novel in The Crossover series. The second most read book is Booked (The Crossover #2).

Below is a complete list of Kwame Alexander books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Kwame Alexander is The Crossover Series.

List of The Crossover Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Just Us
1997
2
360° A Revolution of Black Poets
1998
3
Crush
1999
4
Kupenda
2000
5
Dancing Naked on the Floor
2005
6
Broken Miracles
2006
7
Family Pictures
2007
8
And Then You Know
2012
9
The Playbook
2017
10
Animal Ark
2017
11
Out of Wonder (With: Marjory Wentworth, Ekua Holmes, Chris Colderley)
Out of Wonder (With: Marjory Wentworth, Ekua Holmes, Chris Colderley)
2017
12
Light for the World to See
2020

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of James Patterson Children's Books in Publication Order (with James Patterson, with Jack Patterson)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
SantaKid (By: James Patterson)
2004
2
Give Please a Chance (By: James Patterson, Bill O'Reilly)
2016
3
Penguins of America (By: James Patterson, Jack Patterson)
Penguins of America (By: James Patterson, Jack Patterson)
2017
4
8
Laugh Out Loud (By: James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein)
2017
5
Give Thank You a Try ( By: James Patterson)
2017
6
10
Not So Normal Norbert (By: James Patterson, Joey Green)
2018
7
Unbelievably Boring Bartholomew (By: James Patterson, Duane Swierczynski)
2018
8
Katt vs. Dogg (By: James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein)
2019
9
6
Sophia, Princess Among Beasts (By: James Patterson, Emily Raymond)
2019
10
Becoming Muhammad Ali (With: James Patterson)
2020
11
2021
12
6
Best Nerds Forever (By: James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein)
2021
13
Elephant Goes Potty (By: James Patterson)
2023
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List of Kwame Alexander Anthologies in Publication Order

Kwame Alexander: Biography

Kwame Alexander is the author of the Kwame Alexander Collections series which currently consists of 12 novels. The Kwame Alexander Collections series started in 1997 with the novel Just Us. The most recently released novel in the Kwame Alexander Collections series was Light for the World to See which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming novels for the Kwame Alexander Collections series.

Kwame Alexander has also written the Picture Books series which has 7 books including Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band and Indigo Blume and the Garden City.

Kwame Alexander: Awards & Accolades

Alexander's books have won multiple awards, The Crossover won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 2015. The Undefeated won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 2020.

Kwame Alexander books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Crossover was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Middle Grade and Children’s, in 2014 as well as the Coretta Scott King Awards - Coretta Scott King Book Awards in 2015. The Undefeated was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books, in 2019 as well as the Kirkus Prize - Best Young Readers' Literature in 2019. How to Read a Book was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books, in 2019. The Door of No Return was nominated for the Coretta Scott King Awards, Coretta Scott King Book Awards, in 2023.

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  4. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
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Kwame Alexander: F.A.Q

What book awards has Kwame Alexander won?

The Crossover: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Medal (2015).
The Undefeated: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (2020).

What was the first book Kwame Alexander wrote?

The first novel written by Kwame Alexander was Just Us, published in 1997.

What was the most recent book Kwame Alexander wrote?

Their most recently released work was Why Fathers Cry at Night on May 23rd, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Kwame Alexander?

Kwame Alexander does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Kwame Alexander written?

Kwame Alexander has written 33 books. 3 books in The Crossover Series, 4 Standalone Novels, 7 books in the Picture Books, 12 books in the Collections, 6 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the James Patterson Children's Books.

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