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  • Bibliography:
    7 Books
  • First Book:
    March 2018
  • Latest Book:
    August 2023
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Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • Fans of Jacqueline Woodson, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing New York Times-bestselling novel-in-verse by an award-winning slam poet, about an Afro-Latina heroine who tells her story with blazing words and powerful t...

  • From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award longlist title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright. Ever since she got pr...

  • In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our live...

  • They tell me to “fix” my hair.And by fix, they mean straighten, they mean whiten;but how do you fix this shipwreckedhistory of hair? In her most famous spoken-word poem, author of the Pura Belpré-winning novel-in-verse The Poet X Eli...

  • Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, Xiomara Batista has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. She pours all her frustration and passion onto the page...

  • NATIONAL BESTSELLERA GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK!Winner of the NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Literary Work, FictionShortlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel PrizeFrom National Book Award-winning author Elizabeth Acevedo co...

Award-Winning Books by Elizabeth Acevedo

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2020 Goodreads Choice Award -- Young Adult Fiction
The Poet X
2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award -- Fiction & Poetry
2018 L.A. Times Book Prize -- Young Adult Literature
2018 National Book Award -- Young People's Literature
2019 Carnegie Medal -- Children's
2019 Michael L. Printz Award -- Young Adult
2019 Pura Belpre Award -- Author

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Elizabeth Acevedo has published 7 books.

Elizabeth Acevedo does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Family Lore, was published in August 2023.

The first book by Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X, was published in March 2018.

No. Elizabeth Acevedo does not write books in series.