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The Poet X

Elizabeth Acevedo

I fell in love at slam poetry. This one will stay with you a long time. - Angie Thomas, bestselling author of The Hate U Give


THE POET X - a stunning New York Times bestseller with a powerful and unforgettable YA voice. Perfect for fans of Tomi Adeyemis The Children of Blood and Bone, Angie Thomass The Hate U Give and Sarah Crossans One.

Xiomara has always kept her words to herself. When it comes to standing her ground in her Harlem neighbourhood, she lets her fists and her fierceness do the talking.

But X has secrets - her feelings for a boy in her bio class, and the notebook full of poems that she keeps under her bed. And a slam poetry club that will pull those secrets into the spotlight.

Because in spite of a world that might not want to hear her, Xiomara refuses to stay silent.

A novel about finding your voice and standing up for what you believe in, no matter how hard it is to say. Brave, bold and beautifully written - dealing with issues of race, feminism and faith - this is perfect for fans of Orangeboy, Nicola Yoons Everything Everything and Zoella Book Club choice Moxie.


This was the type of book where Ill just do 50 pages turned into finishing it in 2 reads. I felt very emotional, not just because the story and the words themselves were so beautiful but because I knew it was going to make so many teens who felt like no one cares about them or listens to them feel seen. - Tomi Adeyemi, bestselling author of The Children of Blood and Bone

A story that will slam the power of poetry and love back into your heart. - Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak and Chains

Acevedo breathes words instead of air - Lisa Heathfield, author of award-winning Paper Butterflies

ELIZABETH ACEVEDO was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved citys tough grit. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland. With over twelve years of performance experience, Acevedo has been a featured performer on BET and Mun2, as well as delivered several TED Talks. She has performed internationally and her poetry has been featured in Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post and Teen Vogue. Acevedo is a National Slam Champion, Beltway Grand Slam Champion, and the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam representative for Washington, D.C, where she lives and works. Format Paperback | 368 pages

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Sofi Voighua

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo has been reviewed by Focus on the Family's marriage and parenting magazine. X desperately wants to spend Tuesday nights at the school's new poetry club. This Hispanic Heritage Month we look at The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo; a novel that highlights proper representation and flips those age old tropes on their head.

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Noe Schulzzo

Don't miss this acclaimed audiobook, read by the author—winner of an Odyssey Honor and an AudioFile Earphones Award winner! The Poet X is also the ... Jul 4, 2018 ... 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 ...

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Jessica Kolhmann

This Hispanic Heritage Month we look at The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo; a novel that highlights proper representation and flips those age old tropes on their head.