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The poet X : a novel / by Elizabeth Acevedo.

By: Acevedo, Elizabeth [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: First edition.Description: 361 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062662804; 0062662805.Subject(s): Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction | Dominican Americans -- Juvenile fiction | High school students -- Juvenile fiction | Poets -- Juvenile fiction | Poetry slams -- Juvenile fiction | Schools -- Juvenile fiction | Adolescence -- Juvenile fiction | Self-esteem -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction | Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction | Teenage girls -- Fiction | Dominican Americans -- Fiction | High school students -- Fiction | Poets -- Fiction | Poetry slams -- Fiction | Schools -- Fiction | Adolescence -- Fiction | Self-esteem -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction | Novels in verseGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. | Novels in verse. | Young adult fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 | [Fic] Awards: Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction and Poetry Award, 2018Summary: "Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, Xiomara Batista has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. She pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, reciting the words to herself like prayers--especially after she catches feelings for a boy in her bio class named Aman, who her family can never know about. Mami is determined to force her daughter to obey the laws of the church, and Xiomara understands that her thoughts are best kept to herself. When she is invited to join her school's slam poetry club, she can't stop thinking about performing her poems"--Dust jacket.
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"Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, Xiomara Batista has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. She pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, reciting the words to herself like prayers--especially after she catches feelings for a boy in her bio class named Aman, who her family can never know about. Mami is determined to force her daughter to obey the laws of the church, and Xiomara understands that her thoughts are best kept to herself. When she is invited to join her school's slam poetry club, she can't stop thinking about performing her poems"--Dust jacket.

Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction and Poetry Award, 2018

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