The Poet X : : a novel

Title The Poet X : : a novel
Names Acevedo, Elizabeth.
Book Number LP026339
Title Status Active
Medium Large Print
Annotation A novel in verse. 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. But Xiomara has plenty she wants to say, she discovers slam poetry, and 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. Strong language and descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2018. AR 5.
Local Subject Large print fiction - LPF
Young Adult Fiction - YF
Young Adult Book - YA
Adult Book - AD
Adult Fiction - AF
Young Adult Interest - YAI
Human Relationships - HRE
Strong Language - ST
Some descriptions of sex - SDS
Some explicit descriptions of sex - SE
Coming of age - COA
Mothers and daughters - MAT
Hispanic Interest - HSI
Poetry - POE
Award-Winning Children's Books - AWJ
School - SCL
Teenage Girl Interest - TEG
Self esteem - SEL
Family Story (Single Generation) - FST
Recreation - Indoor games & amusements - 793
Recreational & performing arts - 790
Society - Other associations, Scouts - 369
Ethics (Moral philosophy) - 170
LC Subject Dominican Americans - Juvenile fiction
High school students - Juvenile fiction
Poets - Juvenile fiction
Poetry slams - Juvenile fiction
Schools - Juvenile fiction
Adolescence - Juvenile fiction
Self-eseem - Juvenile fiction
Interpersonal relations - Juvenile fiction
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Juvenile fiction
Teenage girls - Juvenile fiction
Novels in verse
Large type books
Language English
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