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The poet X : a novel / by Elizabeth Acevedo.

Acevedo, Elizabeth (author.).
  • ISBN: 9780062662804
  • ISBN: 0062662805
  • Physical Description: 361 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]

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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library Y ACEVEDO 34510010907523 Teen Area - Fiction Available -

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Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking.
Harlem. 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.
Subject: 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
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.) > Juvenile fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction
Young adult fiction
Genre: Novels in verse

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