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Randy Preston

David P Hearne

Randy Preston is a singer-songwriter, educator and storyteller, who grew up on three different continents. Raised in England and Kenya, he gained a deep appreciation for the lore, the myths and the legends of the places he has lived. This love of words and storytelling led to reams of bad poetry, a degree in English Literature, a mildly successful Christian rock band, and culminated in an 18-year teaching career, from the high school classroom to the university lecture hall. Most recently, Preston has been touring with Kwame Alexander visiting schools and special events to entertain and engage people through catchy music and interactive storytelling.

He’s written original songs for Kwame’s latest novels in verse "Rebound," "Solo" and "Swing."

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Children / Teens
October 2018
ISBN 9780310761914
432 pages
$18.99, INSTORE
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In bestselling authors Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess' Swing, Noah and his best friend Walt want to become cool, make the baseball team, and win over Sam, the girl Noah has loved for years. More/less

Children / Teens
August 2017
ISBN 9780310761839
464 pages
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From award-winning and bestselling author Kwame Alexander comes Solo, the story of seventeen-year-old Blade Morrison who is being crushed between the scathing tabloids exposing his former rock-star-father's addictions and a protected secret that threatens his own identity. More/less

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