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With the Fire on High

With the Fire on High

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.

Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago's life has been about making the tough decisions--doing what has to be done for her daughter and her abuela.

The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen, where she adds a little something magical to everything she cooks, turning her food into straight-up goodness.

Even though she dreams of working as a chef after she graduates, Emoni knows that it's not worth her time to pursue the impossible. Yet despite the rules she thinks she has to play by, once Emoni starts cooking, her only choice is to let her talent break free.

Plus don't miss Elizabeth Acevedo's Clap When You Land

Author: Elizabeth Acevedo
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
Published: 05/07/2019
Pages: 400
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.04lbs
Size: 8.60h x 5.80w x 1.30d
ISBN: 9780062662835
Age Range: 14-17

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.2
Point Value: 11
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 502468 / With the Fire on High

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 03/04/2019
Kirkus Reviews 03/15/2019
Booklist 03/15/2019 pg. 63
School Library Journal 04/01/2019 pg. 84
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 05/01/2019
Voice of Youth Advocates 04/01/2019 - Recommended - Hard To Beat
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2019 pg. 136
Shelf Awareness 05/14/2019
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
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