Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Recommended by Rachel Cook (@dramateech)

Form and genre: novel written in verse

Length: 371 pages

Summary: Narrated between two girls who lose their father in a plane crash and ultimately learn about each other as long lost sisters.

Age recommendation and challenging content: Contains death and grief. Would recommend for Y8 and above.

Notable reasons for recommending this book: This is a powerful exploration of grief and an excellent introduction to the verse novel form.

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