Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Kwame Alexander is coming to Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul. Join the author of The Crossover as he discusses Swing, his new young adult novel in verse.
Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 28 books, including Swing, Solo, and Rebound, the follow-up to his Newbery medal-winning middle grade novel, The Crossover.
Tickets: This event is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required to enter the signing line. To obtain a ticket, purchase Swing or any book by Kwame Alexander from Red Balloon Bookshop. Books may be purchased in-store, online, or over the phone by calling 651-224-8320. Your ticket number will be assigned once we have received your payment.
Copies of Swing may be picked up beginning on Oct 2, the book's release date, through the day of the event.
Signing Guidelines: Following the talk and Q&A, ticket holders will be invited to stand in line to have books signed.
In addition to the new book purchased from Red Balloon, Kwame Alexander will sign an unlimited number of books purchased at the event and up to 1 book brought from home. Your support of Red Balloon is appreciated! If time allows, guests with extra books may be allowed to re-enter the signing line.