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Kwame Alexander presents Rebound, the prequel to Kwame Alexander’s Newbery Medal-winning The Crossover (2014).

May 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm


Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – 6:00pm

Rebound is a coming-of-age novel written in verse about basketball, family, and staying true to yourself. The main character, Charlie Bell, is the future father of Jordan and Josh in The Crossover. Set in the 1980’s, Rebound also features stunning illustrations by award-winning graphic novel artist Dawud Anyabwile that compliment Charlie’s love of comics.

“An eminently satisfying story of family, recovery, and growing into manhood. “– starred Kirkus review.

For a guaranteed seat, please purchase a book in advance by visiting or calling the store, or by ordering through our website (please allow for 5-7 business days for web orders to process). For families who might not want to purchase multiple copies in order for you all to have seats, parents or guardians may take the purchased seat while children ages 12 and under will be encouraged to sit on floor matts right in front of Kwame Alexander!

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 25 books. Kwame writes for children of all ages. 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, Surf’s UpAnimal Ark and Out of Wonder, and the novels, Solo and Booked. For more info about Kwame Alexander, visit his website.



May 2, 2018
6:00 pm
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Mrs. Dalloway’s


Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore
2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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