The Hate U Give
The Hate U give – a strong and brave YA novel regarding what prejudice seems like in the twenty-first century. Teenage 16 years old Starr lives in two worlds: one in the poor neighborhood where she was born and raised and the other where her classy high school in the suburbs in the city. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the alone witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil.
Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed.
Inspired by the Black Lives movement, this is the most strongest and gripping YA novel about a girl’s struggle for justice in her life. Also, Movie rights have been sold to Fox, with Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games) to star.
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About the Author
Angie Thomas is an author who was born, raised, in Jackson, Mississippi.
A former teenage rapper, she recently won a Walter Dean Myers Grant, awarded by we need various Books campaign. The Hate U Give is her first novel. So, Her second novel, On the Come Up, is about sixteen-year-old rapper Bri. Therefore, You can find Angie on Twitter@acthomaswrites or visit her website, acthomaswrites.com.
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