|Title||The Hate U Give|
|Author||by Angie Thomas|
|Publication Date||6 April 2017|
|Number of Pages||464|
|Interest Age||14+ years (14-99)|
|NBS Text||Young Adult Fiction|
|ONIX Text||Young adult|
Fiction (Child / Teen)
Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Completely gripping, hugely affecting and beautifully written, THUG encompasses race, violence, family and growing up and will surely be remembered as a defining YA book of our time. A must-read.
Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still lives in Jackson, Mississippi. A former teen rapper, she recently won a Walter Dean Myers Grant, awarded by the We Need Diverse Books campaign. The Hate U Give is her first novel. Her second novel, On the Come Up, is about sixteen-year-old rapper Bri. You can find Angie on Twitter@acthomaswrites or visit her website, acthomaswrites.com.
Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018 Winner of the Children's Book of the Year 2018 at the British Book Awards #1 New York Times bestseller Now a major motion picture, starring Amandla StenbergA Teen Vogue Best YA Book of the Year "Stunning."-John Green "A masterpiece."-The Huffington Post "An essential read for everyone."-Teen Vogue "Outstanding." -The GuardianSixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed.Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping YA novel about one girl's struggle for justice.