How to Read a Book

How To Read A Book

By Kwame Alexander

Spanish available? No

Grades: Kindergarten 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Summary: Find a tree—o

black tupelo or

dawn redwood will do—and

plant yourself.

(It’s okay if you prefer a stoop, like Langston Hughes.)

With these words, an adventure begins. Kwame Alexander’s evocative poetry and Melissa Sweet’s lush artwork come together to take readers on a sensory journey between the pages of a book.