The Poet X

  • 365 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
The Poet X

ᅹ Read a The Poet X pdf ᆸ Kindle Ebook Author Elizabeth Acevedo ህ Gr 7 UpMagnificently crafted, Acevedo s bildungsroman in verse is a stunning account of a teen girl s path to poetry Sopho Xiomara Batista is simultaneously invisible and hyper visible at home, school, and in her largely Dominican community in Harlemher body is unhide able she tells readers early on, yet she bristles at how others project their desires, insecurities, failures, patriarchal attitudes toward her Though she is quick to battle and defend herself and her twin brother Xavier, Xiomara s inner life sensitively grapples with these projections and the expectations of her strict, religious mother Acevedo s depiction of a faith in crisis is exceedingly relatable and teens, especially those going through the sacrament of Confirmation, will deeply appreciate Xiomara s thoughtful questioning of the Church and how it treats women Forbidden kisses with a crush and an impromptu performance at an open mic prove to be euphoric, affirming moments for Xiomara it s beautiful and real and what I wanted Acevedo s poetry is skillfully and gorgeously crafted, each verse can be savored on its own, but together they create a portrait of a young poet sure to resonate with readers long after the book s end VERDICT Truly a lantern glowing in the dark for aspiring poets everywhere All YA collections will want to share and treasure this profoundly moving work.Della Farrell, School Library JournalThe force and intensity behind her words practically pushes them off the page, resulting in a verse novel that is felt as much as it is heard This is a book from the heart, and for the heart New York Times Book Review A story that will slam the power of poetry and love back into your heart Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak and Chains Crackles with energy and snaps with authenticity and voice.Every poem in this stunningly addictive and deliciously rhythmic verse novel begs to be read aloud Xiomara is a protagonist who readers will cheer for at every turn.As X might say, Acevedos got bars.Dont pass this one by Justina Ireland, author of Dread Nation In The Poet X, Acevedo skillfully sculpts powerful, self contained poems into a masterpiece of a story, and has amplified the voices of girls en el barrio who are equal parts goddess, saint, warrior, and hero Ibi Zoboi, author of American Street Though vivid with detail about family, love, and culture, The Poet X is of an exploration of when the poet becomes the poem Acevedo delivers an incredibly potent debut Jason Reynolds, author of National Book Award Finalist Ghost A glorious achievement This is a story about what it means to be a writer and how to survive when it feels like the whole worlds turned against you Daniel Jos Older, author of the Shadowshaper Cypher series Apowerful, heartwarming tale of a girl not afraid to reach out and figure out her place in the world Booklist Themes as diverse as growing up first generation American, Latinx culture, sizeism, music, burgeoning sexuality, and the power of the written and spoken word are all explored with nuance Poignant and real, beautiful and intense Kirkus Reviews starred review Debut novelist Acevedos free verse gives Xiomaras coming of age story an undeniable pull, its emotionally charged bluntness reflecting her determination and strength At its heart, this is a complex and sometimes painful exploration of love in its many forms, with Xiomaras growing love for herself reigning supreme Publishers Weekly starred review In nearly every poem, there is at least one universal truth about adolescence, family, gender, race, religion, or sexuality that will have readers either nodding in grateful acknowledgment or blinking away tears Horn Book starred review The Poet X is Elizabeth Acevedo s extraordinary debut novel that speaks from the depths of beauty and power written spoken word POET GmbH Erfrischend andersKILA Wir sind POET Seit mehr als Jahren fest verwurzelt im E Business bieten 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