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One Book For Teens: Book Discussion: 'The Crossover' By Kwame Alexander

Join us to celebrate the 2019 One Book for Teens selection, “The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander.

“The Crossover” is winner of the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Honor Award. It is a coming-of-age novel written in a mix of free verse and hip hop poetry. It tells the story of two basketball playing brothers and their family and is aimed at getting reluctant readers reading.

Library contact: 619-238-6674

This event is part of the San Diego Public Library’s programming for this year’s One Book, One San Diego. The 2019 selections include “The Great Believers” by Rebecca Makkai, “The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander for young adults, "Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales for kids, and “Éramos unos niños” by Patti Smith for Spanish-language readers.

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