Clap When You Land
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
Publication Date: 2020. Check Availability

Two girls, one growing up in NYC, the other in the Dominican Republic, learn about their connection when their father is killed in a plane crash. Acevedo writes beautiful novels in verse dealing with young Afro-Latina experiences, and while I've loved all of her books, this one hits extra hard. (Kristi)

Elizabeth Acevedo is a YA force to be reckoned with right now. Her books are diverse, interesting, suspenseful, and emotional. (Morgan)