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              Books by Elizabeth Acevedo

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              With the Fire on High

              With the Fire on High (Paperback)

              By Acevedo, Elizabeth

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              From New York Times bestselling author of POET X comes a story of a girl with talent, pride and a little bit of magic that keeps her fire burning bright. Ever since she got pregnant during freshman year, Emoni Santiago's life has been about making the tough decisions, doing what ...has to be done for her daughter and her abuela. The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen. There, she lets her hands tell her what to cook, listening to her intuition and adding a little something magical every time, turning her food into straight-up goodness. Even though she's always dreamed of working in a kitchen after she graduates, Emoni knows that it's not worth her time to pursue the impossible. But then an opportunity presents itself to not only enrol in a culinary arts class in her high school, but also to travel abroad to Spain for an immersion program. Emoni knows that her decisions post high school have to be practical ones, but despite the rules she's made for her life - and everyone else's rules that she refuses to play by - once Emoni starts cooking, her only choice is to let her talent break free.
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              ISBN 9781760504922
              Published AU 1 Jun 2019
              Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Clap When You Land
               

              Clap When You Land (Paperback)

              By Acevedo, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $19.99
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              • Pub Date
                2 Jul 20

              The stunning new novel in verse from the 2019 Carnegie Medal winning author of THE POET X Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic.

              ISBN 9781471409127
              Released AU 2 Jul 2020
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Poet X - WINNER OF THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019

              The Poet X - WINNER OF THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 (Paperback)

              By Acevedo, Elizabeth

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              A powerful novel with an unforgettable voice, perfect for fans of Rupi Kaur, The Hate U Give and Sarah Crossan's One. Xiomara has always kept her words to herself. When it comes to standing her ground in her Harlem neighbourhood, she lets her fists and her fierceness do the talki...ng. But X has secrets - her feelings for a boy in her bio class, and the notebook full of poems that she keeps under her bed. And a slam poetry club that will pull those secrets into the spotlight. Because in spite of a world that might not want to hear her, Xiomara refuses to stay silent. A novel about finding your voice and standing up for what you believe in, no matter how hard it is to say. Brave, bold and beautifully written, this is perfect for fans of Orangeboy, Nicola Yoon's Everything Everything and Zoella Book Club choice Moxie. ELIZABETH ACEVEDO was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved city's tough grit. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland. With over twelve years of performance experience, Acevedo has been a featured performer on BET and Mun2, as well as delivered several TED Talks. She has performed internationally and her poetry has been featured in Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post and Teen Vogue. Elizabeth is a National Slam Champion, Beltway Grand Slam Champion, and the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam representative for Washington, D.C, where she lives and works.
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              ISBN 9781405291460
              Released AU 1 Apr 2018
              Publisher Egmont UK Ltd
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice
               

              Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice (Hardback)

              By Browne, Mahogany L.; Illustrated by Iii, Theodore Taylor; By Acevedo, Elizabeth; Gatwood, Olivia; Contributions by Reynolds, Jason

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              A collection of poems to inspire kids to stay woke and become a new generation of activists.

              ISBN 9781250311207
              Released AU 10 Mar 2020
              Publisher St Martin's Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              With the Fire on High: From the winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2019
               

              With the Fire on High: From the winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2019 (Paperback)

              By Acevedo, Elizabeth

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              From 2019 Carnegie Medal winner Elizabeth Acevedo comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright. 'Emoni's story is a gift .

              ISBN 9781471409004
              Released AU 19 Sep 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              With the Fire on High
               

              With the Fire on High (EPUB ebook)

              By Acevedo, Elizabeth

              From New York Times bestselling author of POET X comes a story of a girl with talent, pride and a little bit of magic that keeps her fire burning bright. Ever since she got pregnant during freshman year, Emoni Santiago's life has been about making the tough decisions, doing what ...has to be done for her daughter and her abuela. The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen. There, she lets her hands tell her what to cook, listening to her intuition and adding a little something magical every time, turning her food into straight-up goodness. Even though she's always dreamed of working in a kitchen after she graduates, Emoni knows that it's not worth her time to pursue the impossible. But then an opportunity presents itself to not only enrol in a culinary arts class in her high school, but also to travel abroad to Spain for an immersion program. Emoni knows that her decisions post high school have to be practical ones, but despite the rules she's made for her life - and everyone else's rules that she refuses to play by - once Emoni starts cooking, her only choice is to let her talent break free.
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              ISBN 9781743586327
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              Language en
              Released AU 1 Jun 2019
              Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Pride
                

              Pride (EPUB ebook – Unabridged edition)

              By Zoboi, Ibi; Read by Acevedo, Elizabeth

              Pride and Prejudice getsremixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street.This young adult novel is an excellent choice for accelerated tween readers in gra...des 7 to 8, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pridein her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons, even as her older sister, Janae, starts to fall for the charming Ainsley. She especially can't stand the judgmental and arrogant Darius. Yet as Zuri and Darius are forced to find common ground, their initial dislike shifts into an unexpected understanding.But with four wild sisters pulling her in different directions, cute boy Warren vying for her attention, and college applications hovering on the horizon, Zuri fights to find her place in Bushwick's changing landscape, or lose it all. In a timely update of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, critically acclaimed author Ibi Zoboi skillfully balances cultural identity, class, and gentrification against the heady magic of first love in her vibrant reimagining of this beloved classic.
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              ISBN 9780062564078
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              Language en
              Released AU 18 Sep 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Poet X
               

              The Poet X (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Acevedo, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $24.99
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              A 2018 National Book Award Finalist! A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother's religion and her own relationship to the world in this debut novel by renowned slam poet Acevedo.

              ISBN 9780062662811
              Released AU 7 Apr 2020
              Publisher Quill Tree Books
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Clap When You Land
               

              Clap When You Land (Hardback)

              By Acevedo, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $36.50
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              In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives. Camino Rios lives for the s...ummers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people... In New York City, Yahaira Rios is called to the principal's office, where her mother is waiting to tell her that her father, her hero, has died in a plane crash. Separated by distance--and Papi's secrets--the two girls are forced to face a new reality in which their father is dead and their lives are forever altered. And then, when it seems like they've lost everything of their father, they learn of each other.
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              ISBN 9780062882769
              Released AU 5 May 2020
              Publisher Quill Tree Books
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              With the Fire on High
               

              With the Fire on High (Hardback)

              By Acevedo, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $34.99
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              From the New York Times -bestselling author of the National Book Award winner The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.

              ISBN 9780062662835
              Released AU 7 May 2019
              Publisher Quill Tree Books
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Availability
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