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The Poet X

Elizabeth Acevedo

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.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...
Publish Date
2020
April 7
Goodreads rating
4.38
ISBN
9780062662811
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Mar 07, 2018
The power of poetry. Get. This. Book.      source