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Clap When You Land
Clap When You Land is a novel in verse about two sisters who learn about each other after their father’s death. In alternating chapters, the lyrical and expressive tones of these spoken-word performers are beautifully balanced. Listeners experience the pain and joy of the sisters as they reconcile and share their family stories.
Inheritance: A Visual Poem
With dynamic narration and exquisite emotional resonance, Acevedo’s poetic performance celebrates the multidimensional subject of Black hair in the context of the author’s Dominican identity.
The Poet X
Poetry provides teenage Xiomara an outlet to express herself as she struggles with her demanding mother's religious expectations, a secret romance, and self acceptance.
The Poet XElizabeth Acevedo performs her original slam poetry novel with expert pacing, nuanced emotion, and a natural blend of English and Spanish to share Xiomara's struggle to discover her place in the world.