"When a plane crashes with their father on board, two sisters who have never met discover all the secrets that connect their lives, their grief, and their future paths as they figure out where to go from here. Taking readers deep into a knotty tangle of sorrow, jealousy, and love, Elizabeth Acevedo’s newest novel in verse offers a moving testament to the power of sisterhood."— Meghan
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.
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.
Great for summer reading or anytime Clap When You Land is a Today show pick for "25 children's books your kids and teens won't be able to put down this summer "
Plus don't miss Elizabeth Acevedo's The Poet X and With the Fire on High