Published July 28, 2020

In this webinar, recorded July 28 2020, Newbery Award-winning author Kwame Alexander discusses his picture book The Undefeated, with Tasha Birckhead.

Winner of the 2020 Caldecott Medal, a 2020 Newbery Honor Book, and winner of the 2020 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, The Undefeated is an ode to black American triumph and tribulation by Kwame Alexander, with art from two-time Caldecott Honoree, Kadir Nelson.

“[A] poignant and powerful ode to the resilience and strength of black life and history in America… This book is essential.” —School Library Journal, starred review

This webinar is part of our Virginia Festival of the Book’s “Shelf Life” series. Sign up for the Virginia Festival of the Book’s e-newsletter to learn about future discussions as they are announced.

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