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 lives.Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people In New York City, Yahaira Rios is called to the principal s office, where her mother is waiting to tell her that her father, her hero, has died in a plane crash.Separated by distance and Papi s secrets the two girls are forced to face a new reality in which their father is dead and their lives are forever altered.And then, when it seems like they ve lost everything of their father, they learn of each other. New Read eBook Clap When You Land author Elizabeth Acevedo – tbjewellers.co.uk
ELIZABETH ACEVEDO is the youngest child and only daughter of Dominican immigrants She holds a BA in Performing Arts from the George Washington University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland With over fourteen years of performance poetry experience, Acevedo is a National Poetry Slam Champion, Cave Canem Fellow, CantoMundo Fellow, and participant of the Callaloo Writer s Workshop She has two collections of poetry, Beastgirl Other Origin Myths YesYes Books, 2016 and winner of the 2016 Berkshire Prize, Medusa Reads La Negra s Palm Tupelo Press, forthcoming The Poet X is her debut novel She lives with her partner in Washington, DC.
- 432 pages
- Clap When You Land
- Elizabeth Acevedo
- 20 June 2018 Elizabeth Acevedo