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The African American Children's Book Fair

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

31st Annual African American Children's Book Fair Presented by The African American Children's Book Project Saturday, February 11, from 1-4p ETPennsylvania Convention CenterPhiladelphia, PA Featuring Kwame Alexander and An American Story illustrator Dare Coulter joining an inspiring group of other award-winning authors and illustrators for book readings & signing. A wide selection of books from preschool to young adult will also be available for purchase, with promotional giveaways, prizes, and games highlighting the afternoon. [...] read more


Tuesday, January 31, 2023

We want all of our children to know that they matter. That's why we need books that tell the whole history of who we are, how we got here, and what's possible for our tomorrow. Books that help us understand our own stories, the stories of our friends, our neighbors, and the stories of our country. Authors, teachers, parents, join our movement to nurture and inspire the imagination and strength of our children through reading books that matter — not banning them. #ReadStrong ! Join us on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, for [...] read more


Swing Book Tour 2018

Swing Book Tour '18

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Offical Rebound Bus Tour

Friday, December 15, 2017

Monday, April 2nd, 2018 7. 00 PM An Unlikely Story with Jeff Kinney 111 South Street, Plainville, MA 02062 http://www. anunlikelystory. com/event/kwame-alexander Tuesday, April 3rd 5. 00 PM WORDS 179 Maplewood Ave. , Maplewood, NJ 07040 973-763-9500 Wednesday, April 4th 7. 00 PM Children’s Book World 17 Haverford Station Rd. , Haverford, PA 19041 610-642-6274 Thursday, April 5th 4. 00 PM Scrawl Books [...] read more

Where I've Been

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Tue. Oct. 3, 2017 Featured Author MOJA Festival 1:45pm-3pm Burke High School 7:30pm City Gallery Charleston, SC Thurs. Oct. 5, 2017 Featured Speaker Future of Storytelling Summitt Snug Harbor, NY Friday. Oct. 6, 2017 Keynote Speaker/Featured Author College of William & Mary Williamsburg, VA Wed. Oct. 11, 2017 Solo Book Tour Promise Middle School Camden, NJ Solo Book Tour Free Library of Philadelphia Central Branch Philadelphia, PA Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 Speaker Indivisible Symposium [...] read more

Kwame Alexander Upcoming Events & Appearances

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Fri. Feb 8, 2019 Guest Speaker Wisconsin State Reading Association Conference Milwaukee, WI Mon. Feb 11, 2019 Guest Speaker Heathwood Hall Episcopal School Columbia, SC Fri. Feb 15, 2019 Guest Speaker Liberty Elementary School Midway, GA Sat. Feb 16, 2019 Guest Speaker Savannah Book Festival Savannah, GA Fri. Feb 22, 2019 Guest Speaker Washington Junior High School Manitowoc, WI Thur. Feb 28 – Mon. Mar 4, 2019 Tucson’s Festival of Books [...] read more