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 adult title that best demonstrates a positive life approach, has widespread appeal to youth, and is of literary merit.

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Alejandra Ramos and Isaac Fitzgerald from the Today Show put together a book club feast for readers of With the Fire on High. From tostones to virgin piña coladas, check out what’s on this menu inspired by Emoni Santiago.

And if you’re feeling adventurous, mix up their recipe for dessert and try Emoni’s spin on Lemon Verbena Tembleque.


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Emoni Santiago is heading to the big screen! Picturestart has acquired the rights to Elizabeth Acevedo’s second novel with Erik Feig & Lucy Kitada set to produce.

Acevedo will adapt her novel for the screen and is “delighted to be working with Picturestart…to ensure an amazing film for fans of all ages.” Read more about this exciting news here.

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Elizabeth shares her summer reading recommendations with the Today Show! Watch and see what books she recommends, from beach reads to family favorites:


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