With Her Daughter To Care For And Her Abuela To Help Support, High School Senior Emoni Santiago Has To Make The Tough Decisions, And Do What Must Be Done The One Place She Can Let Her Responsibilities Go Is In The Kitchen, Where She Adds A Little Something Magical To Everything She Cooks, Turning Her Food Into Straight Up Goodness Still, She Knows She Doesn T Have Enough Time For Her School S New Culinary Arts Class, Doesn T Have The Money For The Class S Trip To Spain And Shouldn T Still Be Dreaming Of Someday Working In A Real Kitchen But Even With All The Rules She Has For Her Life And All The Rules Everyone Expects Her To Play By Once Emoni Starts Cooking, Her Only Real Choice Is To Let Her Talent Break Free.
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
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- With the Fire on High
- Elizabeth Acevedo
- 12 February 2018 Elizabeth Acevedo