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Author Acevedo, Elizabeth.
Title The poet X / a novel by Elizabeth Acevedo.
Publication Info. New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Little Whit Young Adult  YA-HS A    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description 361 pages ; 22 cm
Summary "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.
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.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre or Form Young adult fiction.
Added Author New York City Book Awards (New York Society Library). 2018. ZNS
ISBN 9780062662804 (hardcover)
0062662805 (hardcover)