Inheritance by Elizabeth Acevedo


Elizabeth Acevedo with Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)

48 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

nonfiction poetry young adult hopeful inspiring reflective fast-paced


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

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inspiring 72%
reflective 65%
emotional 48%
hopeful 45%
informative 17%
challenging 11%
lighthearted 9%
relaxing 2%
sad 1%
tense 1%


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medium 11%
slow 3%

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