This young adult novel features a story written in verse. Throughout his career, Alexander has written 18 books that range from a variety of genres including poetry, picture books, and nonfiction.
We’ve linked to free samples of the Newbery Medal-winning title and the Newbery Honor books below. Follow this link to access free samples from last year’s pool of Youth Media Award winners.
Free Samples of the ALA Youth Media Award Recognized Books
Newbery Medal Winner
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Newbery Honor Winners
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
El Deafo by Cece Bell