The Poet X

By Elizabeth Acevedo

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Publisher HarperCollins Imprint HarperTeen ISBN


Awards and Honors 2019 CILIP Carnegie Medal Winner <br> 2019 CBC Teen Choice Book Award Honor <br> 2019 L.A. Times Book Prize Winner, Young Adult Literature <br> 2019 Indies Choice Award Winner, Book of the Year - Young Adult <br> 2019 Walter Award Winner, Teen <br> 2019 Michael Printz Award Winner <br> 2019 Pura Belpre Award Winner, Text <br> 2019 Golden Kite Award Honor, Young Adult Fiction <br> ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2019 <br> <i>CCBC Choices</i> 2019 Choice: Fiction for Young Adults <br> YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction - 2019 <br> MRLS Cream of the Crop - 2019 <br> CSMCL Best Books - 2018 <br> 2018 National Book Award Winner <br> 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner, Fiction and Poetry <br> <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Best Books - 2018 <br> CPL Best Books, Teen Fiction - 2018 <br> <i>Kirkus</i> Best Books, Young Adult - 2018 <br> NYPL Best Books for Teens - 2018 <br> NPR’s Book Concierge - 2018 <br> <i>School Library Journal</i> Best Books - 2018 <br> <i>Horn Book</i> Fanfare - 2018

The Poet X

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Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Drug Use/Abuse,Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Marijuana Use,Language: Strong Language,Sexual Content: Strong Sexual Content/Themes,Violence: Mild Violence

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.
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