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Author Kwame Alexander
to present at schools

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Author Kwame Alexander
to present at schools

A poster advertising Kwame Alexander's presentation hangs near the arena where the author will be presenting on Monday, Oct. 1.

A poster advertising Kwame Alexander's presentation hangs near the arena where the author will be presenting on Monday, Oct. 1. "I believe it is important for students to go to hear about reading from an accomplished author," PHS librarian Jenna Hutt said. "I listened to a podcast recently that Kwame Alexander was featured on, and he has a true passion for writing books for students about topics that are important to them."

Haley Stack

A poster advertising Kwame Alexander's presentation hangs near the arena where the author will be presenting on Monday, Oct. 1. "I believe it is important for students to go to hear about reading from an accomplished author," PHS librarian Jenna Hutt said. "I listened to a podcast recently that Kwame Alexander was featured on, and he has a true passion for writing books for students about topics that are important to them."

Haley Stack

Haley Stack

A poster advertising Kwame Alexander's presentation hangs near the arena where the author will be presenting on Monday, Oct. 1. "I believe it is important for students to go to hear about reading from an accomplished author," PHS librarian Jenna Hutt said. "I listened to a podcast recently that Kwame Alexander was featured on, and he has a true passion for writing books for students about topics that are important to them."

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Today, Oct. 1, Kwame Alexander will present in the high school arena.

He will present to K-5 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 6-12 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Alexander writes books and poetry aimed at children and teens.

He is the award-winning author of The Crossover and has written other stories such as Booked and Surf’s Up for his younger audience.

“He is an amazing speaker,” PHS librarian Jenna Hutt said. “He is sure to teach and entertain everyone that attends.”

Stay tuned for an update on Alexander’s presentation.

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Haley Stack is a junior and this is her third year on the staff. She competes in UIL journalism and plays lacrosse for the city. One of her most treasured...

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