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Contemporary Young Adult Authors: Elizabeth Acevedo

At a Glance

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Elizabeth Acevedo is a Dominican-American poet and author. 
She is the author of The Poet X and With the Fire on High.

She was born in New York, New York. Major Awards:  2018 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.
She is also the recipient of the Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult
Fiction, the CILIP Carnegie Medal, and the Boston Globe-Hornbook Award.
Additionally, she was honored with the 2019 Pure Belpré Author Award


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