Kwame Alexander @ Politics and Prose

First and foremost, if you get a chance to see Kwame Alexander, please do! He is so good with the tween/young teen crowd.

Even though I'm not a huge poetry person myself, I was really drawn into his presentation and the energy he brought to his reading of The Crossover, which is a novel in verse. I had checked it out for my son who likes basketball, and I'll definitely be reading it next. I also bought a copy of it for his school's library.

I took the liberty of recording some of his reading because I think it's really important to hear how this novel should sound. And I apologize in advance: I didn't get a chance to edit the videos or upload the last one I took ...

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