Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land

Downloadable Audiobook - 2020 | Unabridged.
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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. Don't miss the audiobook, read by Elizabeth Acevedo, the beloved author and narrator of The Poet X , winner of an Odyssey Honor and an AudioFile Earphones Award winner. 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.
Publisher: New York : HarperTeen, 2020.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9780063011816
Branch Call Number: eAUDIO OVERDRI
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Acevedo, Elizabeth

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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.

Dynamic dual narration by author Elizabeth Acevedo and Melania-Luisa Marte, as two teenage girls, one from New York and the other the Dominican Republic, who discover each other's existence after their father's sudden death. They navigate emotionally complex terrain, with Acevedo and Marte compel... Read More »


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