Alexander, Kwame

Kate DiCamillo Among Candidates for Young People’s Literature Award

Others on the National Book Award longlist include Kwame Alexander, Grace Lin, Jason Reynolds and Nicola Yoon.

ArtsBeat: Kwame Alexander and Dan Santat Win Children’s Book Prizes

Kwame Alexander’s novel “The Crossover” won the John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature; Dan Santat’s “The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend” won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book.