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Elizabeth Acevedo wins an Audie Award for Best Narration by an Author for With the Fire on High. This is Liz’s 4th nomination & 1st win. See a full list of winners here

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In case you missed it, The Poet X was awarded the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction. The Walden Award was established in 2008 to honor YA author Amelia Elizabeth Walden and is given to the young … Continue reading

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The Carnegie Medal Awards announced on Tuesday, June 19th that Elizabeth Acevedo has won the CILIP Carnegie Medal for The Poet X. Elizabeth is the first writer of color to win this prestigious UK award in it’s 83-year history. The Carnegie … Continue reading

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The Poet X continues has done it again. The book has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award in LGBTQ Children’s/Young Adult Literature. The 31st Annual Lammys will take place on June 3, 2019. The celebration continues with a New … Continue reading

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The Poet X has won the Pura Belpré award, presented annually to a Latinx writer whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latinx cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth; the Michael L. Printz … Continue reading

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