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Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo



ISBN: 9781471409127 Category: Tag:


The stunning new novel in verse from the 2019 Carnegie Medal winning and Waterstones Book Prize shortlisted author of THE POET X 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. In a dual narrative novel in verse that brims with both grief and love award-winning and bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss the difficulty of forgiveness and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.

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Weight 315 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 24 mm
Attribute Value 1


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