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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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The Poet X has been nominated for the 2019 Carnegie Medal, the UK’s most prestigious prize for children’s literature!

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“First presented in 1967 and customarily announced in the spring, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Winners are selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and … Continue reading

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“Poet Elizabeth Acevedo makes her laudable young adult fiction debut with this electric novel-in-verse that gives voice to Xiomara, a Dominican-American teen from Harlem. Her whole life Xiomara’s been told “Pero, tu no eres facil./ You sure ain’t an easy … Continue reading

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Hype to be included on Bustle’s list of BEST YA BOOKS OF MARCH! I’m looking forward to so many of these novels and I’m delighted to be shown love alongside them.

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