How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander audiobook

How to Read a Book

By Kwame Alexander
Read by Kwame Alexander

HarperCollins
0.09 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780062945280

2020 Audie Awards® Finalist - Young Reader  Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander narrates the audiobook version of his How to Read a Book, a poetic journey about the experience of reading. Find a tree—a black tupelo or dawn redwood will do—and plant yourself. (It’s okay if you prefer a stoop, like Langston Hughes.) With these words, an adventure begins. Kwame Alexander’s evocative poetry takes listeners on a sensory journey between the pages of a book.

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Summary

Summary

A 2020 Audie Award Finalist for Best Narration in Books for Young Listeners

2020 Audie Awards® Finalist - Young Reader 

Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander narrates the audiobook version of his How to Read a Book, a poetic journey about the experience of reading.

Find a tree—a

black tupelo or

dawn redwood will do—and

plant yourself.

(It’s okay if you prefer a stoop, like Langston Hughes.)

With these words, an adventure begins. Kwame Alexander’s evocative poetry takes listeners on a sensory journey between the pages of a book.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"[An] engaging and mesmerizing ode to reading…delightful and appealing.” Booklist (starred review)
"[This] love poem to literacy conjures up startling, luscious images…By turns dreamy and ecstatic.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A beautiful book not to be rushed through, but to be enjoyed morsel by tasty morsel.” School Library Journal (starred review)
“Readers who will want to head right back to the beginning and soak in this lovingly rendered testimonial more than once.” BookPage (starred review)
“This is a party for a select (but hopefully large) list of like-minded young literati, who know how to ‘squeeze every morsel of each plump line until the last drop of magic drips from the infinite sky’ and revel in their fandom.” Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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Author

Author Bio: Kwame Alexander

Author Bio: Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander is a poet, speaker, educator, and bestselling author of more than a dozen books, including The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children. His other works include the novels He Said, She Said and Booked, as well as his nonfiction debut, The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life. He is the cofounder of LEAP for Ghana, an international literacy program.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.09
Audience: Children (4–7)
Language: English