The Resource The poet X : a novel
- The poet X : a novel
- Title remainder
- a novel
- Statement of responsibility
- by Elizabeth Acevedo
- trueHarlem, New York City
- Adolescence -- Juvenile fiction
- trueBooks for reluctant readers
- trueComing-of-age stories
- Dominican Americans -- Fiction
- Dominican Americans -- Juvenile fiction
- Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
- Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction
- High school students -- Fiction
- High school students -- Juvenile fiction
- Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
- Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction
- Novels in verse
- trueNovels in verse
- Poetry slams -- Fiction
- Poetry slams -- Juvenile fiction
- Poets -- Fiction
- Poets -- Juvenile fiction
- trueRealistic fiction
- Schools -- Fiction
- Schools -- Juvenile fiction
- Self-esteem -- Fiction
- Self-esteem -- Juvenile fiction
- trueTeenage girls
- Teenage girls -- Fiction
- Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction
- trueTeenage poets
- Adolescence -- Fiction
- "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
- ALA Notable Children's Book, 2019
- Amelia Bloomer List, 2019.
- Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, 2018.
- Carnegie Medal, 2019.
- Indies' Choice Book Awards, Young Adult, 2019.
- Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature, 2018.
- Michael L. Printz Award, 2019.
- National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2018.
- Pura Belpre Award for Narrative, 2019.
- School Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
- Walter Award, Teen, 2019.
- YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2019.
- YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2019.
- Awards note
- Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction and Poetry Award, 2018
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- no index present
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- Po 2018
- P64 2018
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- Accelerated Reader
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