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African American Read-In Presents Find Your Voice with Author Kwame Alexander

African American Read-In Presents: Find Your Voice with Author Kwame Alexander

Apr 27, 2023 - Apr 27, 2023

African American Read-In Presents: Find Your Voice with Author Kwame Alexander

Time Thu Apr 27 2023 at 07:00 pm

Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E Brookside Dr,Springfield,MO,United States, Springfield, United States

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African American Read-In Presents: Find Your Voice with Author Kwame Alexander, 27 April | Event in Springfield African American Read-In Presents: Find Your Voice with Author Kwame Alexander
Students and adults are invited to hear award-winning, young adult author Kwame Alexander at this free event from 7–8 PM on Thursday, April 27, at the Springfield Art Museum auditorium located at 1111 E. Brookside Dr. 65807. Books will be available for purchase and signing following the event.

Alexander is the No. 1 New York Times Bestselling author of 36 books including “Crossover,” which won the 2015 Newbery Award; “The Door of No Return;” “An American Story;” and the Caldecott Medal and Newbery Honor-winning picture book “The Undefeated,” illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

He is a regular contributor to NPR’s Morning Edition, is the recipient of numerous national awards, and is the writer and executive producer of “The Crossover” TV series on Disney+.

Kwame Alexander’s presentations are sponsored through a partnership of the Springfield Art Museum, MSU Agency for Teaching, Leading, and Learning, and the African American Read-In, a collaborative of the MSU Libraries, the Springfield-Greene County Library District, Drury University, Springfield Public Schools; and the Springfield NAACP.

The author’s presentations are supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (@US_IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.



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Thu Apr 27 2023 at 07:00 pm

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Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E Brookside Dr,Springfield,MO,United States, Springfield, United States

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