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Black History Month: Author Study with Kwame Alexander and Special Guest Dare Coulter!

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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Virtual Reading, Book Talk, Craft Lesson and Q&A

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Join us on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 1:00pm ET / 10:00am PT for Author Study with Kwame Alexander and special guest, Dare Coulter!

Our 45-minute virtual livestream session is a unique opportunity to engage with and learn from a #1 New York Times best-selling, award-winning author AND an award-winning professional sculptor, artist, muralist, and illustrator. Kwame will read from his critically-acclaimed book, An American Story, and speak with Dare about her approach to illustrating the book, including her artistic vision and process. We’ll also do a craft lesson, followed by a LIVE Q&A, taking questions from select attendees in the chat!

This event will also include an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter.

In order to give participants a unique and more personalized experience, space for this virtual livestream event is limited.

Classrooms & Libraries General Registration:
$375 for one, or two registration bundle for $650

Title I Classrooms & Homeschoolers Registration:
$250 for one, or two registration bundle for $400

Two Registration Bundle

The Two Registration Bundle is automatically set up to apply the two registrations to the same event. If you would like to leverage the Two Registration Bundle, but use your second registration for an upcoming Spring 2024 event, please FIRST contact and we'll follow up with instructions. Full schedule of Spring 2024 events available at

Registration Access

Each registration provides access through a unique URL and passcode as a single login to the virtual livestream, which can be used from one device for viewing in an individual classroom or library, or broadcast to a school-wide assembly. The login cannot be used on multiple devices concurrently. However, the single login can be used if your school or organization is set up to broadcast/livestream from one device into multiple classrooms.

Group Discounts

For organizations interested in five or more registrations, please contact for information on group discounts.

Pay by Check / ACH

For schools needing to pay by check or ACH, please complete this form and we'll be in touch regarding next steps.

Additional Details & FAQ

This event is intended for all grades and will run 45 minutes (1:00-1:45pm ET / 10:00 - 10:45am PT). Please see FAQs on the Eventbrite listing for additional details. For other questions about this event, contact

Author Study with Kwame Alexander is a Big Sea Entertainment Initiative