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The Poet X

Elizabeth Acevedo

The Poet X

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poets,
  • Schools,
  • Self-esteem,
  • Adolescence,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    789Y Childrens Plus, Inc.

    Statementa novel by Elizabeth Acevedo
    The Physical Object
    Pagination361 p.
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26947365M
    ISBN 100062662805
    ISBN 109780062662804


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Our Teacher Edition on The Poet X can help. Previous. Intro. The Poet X Summary Next. Part I. year-old Xiomara sits on the stoop of her building in Harlem in the last week before school starts.

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Elizabeth Acevedo is the author of The Poet X—which won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L.

Printz Award, the Pura Belpré Award, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, and the Walter Award—as well as With the Fire on High and Clap When You is a National Poetry Slam champion and holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Maryland. Acevedo originally wrote some of the poems in The Poet X as a teenager in her journal.

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The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo. Fifteen-year-old Xiomara is a Dominican American teen living in Harlem. Her twin read more. Fifteen-year-old Xiomara is a Dominican American teen living in Harlem. Her twin brother, Xavier, a smart, gentle boy, can do no.

In any regard, The Poet X reads like a thoughtful profession of confidence to the teenage girl. The protagonist, Xiomara, is sixteen-years-old and recently has emigrated with her family from the Dominican Republic.

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The Poet X is a New York Times Bestseller, National Book Award Winner, and Carnegie Medal winner. She is also the winner of the Michael L. Printz Award, the Pura Belpre Award, and the Boston-Globe Hornbook Award Prize for Best Children’s Fiction of Alma mater: George Washington University, University.

The Poet X (Book): Acevedo, Elizabeth: 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 Ever since her body grew into curves, Xiomara Batista has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking.The Poet X Elizabeth Acevedo Download Free of Book in Format PDF A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world.

Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo.X comes home one day to see Mami holding the poetry journal filled with X’s secret thoughts. Enraged by what she’s read, Mami shoves X around and sets the book on fire. She quotes Scripture while it burns and keeps X from extinguishing the blaze.

X fights back by yelling all she can remember of her poetry. X texts Aman and goes to see him.