Snow, scorpions, Dr. Seuss: What Kenyan kids talked about with top U.S. kids' authors

Kwame Alexander (left) and Jerry Craft have each won a Newbery Medal for their children’s books. Alexander invited Craft on a trip to Kenya this summer to speak to schoolkids about reading. The kids were impressed. So were the authors. Author and illustrator Jerry Craft, who won a Newbery Medal for his graphic novel The New Kid , had never been to Africa. The New York City native had also never visited a school outside of the United States. So he had no clue what to expect from students when he arrived at Nyaani Primary School in the rural […]

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