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    • The Poet X

    • By: Elizabeth Acevedo
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Acevedo
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. But Xiomara has plenty she wants to say, and she pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, reciting the words to herself like prayers - especially after she catches feelings for a boy in her bio class named Aman, whom her family can never know about.

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    • By Sarah Donovan on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $18.24

    • With the Fire on High

    • By: Elizabeth Acevedo
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has been about making the tough decisions - doing what has to be done for her daughter and her abuela. The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen, where she adds a little something magical to everything she cooks, turning her food into straight-up goodness. Even though she dreams of working as a chef after she graduates, Emoni knows it’s not worth her time to pursue the impossible. Yet once Emoni starts cooking, her only choice is to let her talent break free. 

    Regular price: $30.79