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Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.
Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.

Poet X

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-The novel that revived the passion for poetry in young people. -New York Times bestseller. -Novel winner of the National Book Award, the Michael L. Printz Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Award for Fiction, the Pura Belpré Author Award and the Carnegie Medal. Xiomara Batista feels ignored and unable to hide in Harlem. Since her body became curvy, she learned to let her fists and rudeness speak for her. But X has a lot to say, so she takes out her frustration on the pages of a notebook and recites the words to herself as if they were prayers, especially after being overcome by strong feelings for a boy in biology class. Faced with "mommy's" determination to force her to obey the laws of the church, X realizes that it is better to keep her thoughts to herself. When she's invited to join her school's slam poetry club, she knows she won't be able to do so, let alone say her words out loud, unless she manages to evade mommy's rules. But even so, he can't stop thinking about performing his poems in front of an audience. To raise your voice. Because, despite the fact that the world does not want to listen to her, Xiomara refuses to remain silent. "A story that will reintroduce with the force of a slap the power of poetry and love in your heart." Laurie Halsie Anderson, Author of Speak

Reading Grade Level: 9th

Type of Spanish Book: Translated

Type of Book: Chapter

Genre: Fiction

Pages: 352

Size: 5.25 x 1 x 8.25 in

Cover: Softcover

Year Published: 2019

Sub Genre: Poetry