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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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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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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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