Inprint Cool Brains! Series presents Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander's bus rolls into town as part of Inprint’s “Cool Brains” series that celebrates his new book REBOUND. There will be many fun activities at this event!

  • 100 free copies of Rebound to be given out at the event
  • Presentation and Q+A with Kwame Alexander about his new book REBOUND, follow up to THE CROSSOVER
  • Book sale, signing, meet the author
  • Free poems upon request by the Inprint Poetry Buskers
  • Popsicles for sale

About the Author: Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 25 books, including Rebound, the highly anticipated prequel to the 2015 Newbery Medal-winning The Crossover, a middle grade novel in verse. The Crossover also received the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize, while his middle grade novel Booked was longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award. Some of his other works include The Playbook: 52 Rules to Help You Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game of Life; the picture books, Animal Ark and Out of Wonder, and the young adult novel, Solo.The recipient of the 2017 Inaugural Pat Conroy Legacy Award, Kwame is the host of the literary variety/talk show, Bookish, which airs Wednesdays on Facebook Watch. Visit Kwame at, on Twitter at @kwamealexander, and on Instagram at @kwamealexander.

Event date: Sunday, April 22, 3:00 pm

Event address

Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School

10410 Manhattan Drive

Houston, TX 77096

If you'd like to pre-purchase books and pick them up at the event, you may call the store (281-497-8675) or add the appropriate books to your cart and select "In Store Pickup" in delivery options. Pre-orders must be placed by noon on Friday, April 20.

If you cannot attend the event, please pick up your unclaimed book(s) within a month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

Event date: 
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Event address: 
Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School
10410 Manhattan Drive
Houston, TX 77096