(as of Sep 04,2020 13:31:33 UTC – Particulars)
eight starred evaluations ∙ Goodreads Alternative Awards Better of the Finest ∙ William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ Nationwide E-book Award Longlist ∙ Printz Honor E-book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor E-book ∙ #1 New York Occasions Bestseller!
"Completely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds
"Beautiful." —John Inexperienced
"This story is important. This story is essential." —Kirkus (starred evaluate)
"Heartbreakingly topical." —Publishers Weekly (starred evaluate)
"A marvel of verisimilitude." —Booklist (starred evaluate)
"A robust, in-your-face novel." —Horn E-book (starred evaluate)
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter strikes between two worlds: the poor neighborhood the place she lives and the flamboyant suburban prep faculty she attends. The uneasy steadiness between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the deadly capturing of her childhood finest pal Khalil by the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.
Quickly afterward, his loss of life is a nationwide headline. Some are calling him a thug, possibly even a drug seller and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s identify. Some cops and the native drug lord attempt to intimidate Starr and her household. What everybody desires to know is: what actually went down that night time? And the one particular person alive who can reply that’s Starr.
However what Starr does—or doesn’t—say may upend her group. It may additionally endanger her life.
And don't miss On the Come Up, Angie Thomas's highly effective follow-up to The Hate U Give.
From the Writer
The Hate U Give
eight Starred Opinions
Junior Library Guild Choice
New York Journal – 11 Younger-Grownup Books for Stoking the Feminist Hearth
The Fader – 7 Writers of Coloration You Ought to be Studying in 2017
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Featured within the New York Occasions, Cosmopolitan, Essence, and extra!
Meet the Creator
Angie Thomas was born, raised, and nonetheless resides in Jackson, Mississippi as indicated by her accent. She is a former teen rapper whose best accomplishment was an article about her in Proper-On Journal with an image included. She holds a BFA in Inventive Writing from Belhaven College and an unofficial diploma in Hip Hop. She is an inaugural winner of the Walter Dean Myers Grant 2015, awarded by We Want Numerous Books.
A robust debut – Faculty Library Journal.
This story is important. This story is essential. – Kirkus Opinions.
Heartbreakingly topical – Publishers Weekly.
An essential and well timed novel that displays the world as we speak’s teenagers inhabit.- VOYA .
A message that can resonate with all younger individuals involved with equity – Bulletin Heart for Kids’s Books.
A robust, in-your-face novel – Horn E-book.
Thomas’s clear and sincere writing strikes past sound bites to symbolize the actual individuals and communities behind the headlines – Shelf Consciousness.
A marvel of verisimilitude – Booklist.