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Booked, by Kwame Alexander.

Kwame Alexander writes books that bend genres — novels about middle school boys, written not in prose but verse. And he does it well: His book The Crossover won the Newbery Medal last year for children’s literature.

His new book is no different. Composed of a series of poems, Booked tells the story of a 12-year-old named Nick, a boy who loves soccer and hates books. But, as Alexander notes, there’s a reason for that.

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source: npr.org

How To Get Kids Hooked On Books? ‘Use Poetry. It Is A Surefire Way’  was originally published on praisecleveland.com