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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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The Poet X received a lot of love this year! In addition to many award nominations and wins, it’s appeared on numerous 2018 best-of lists, including: The New York Times Book Review’s Notable Children’s Books Kirkus Reviews’ Best YA Books … Continue reading

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The National Book Awards were established in 1950 to celebrate the best writing in America. Since 1989, they have been overseen by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to celebrate the best of American literature, to … Continue reading

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