|By (author):||Thomas, Angie|
|Subject:||YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General|
|YOUNG ADULT FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American|
|YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings|
|YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism|
|Awards:||Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee (Mystery Writers of America)
William C. Morris Award
National Book Award Longlist
Boston Globe–Horn Book Award
Michael L. Printz Honor Book
Coretta Scott King Honor (Author)
|Size:||8.25in x 5.50in x 1.45in|
|From The Publisher*|
The acclaimed, award-winning novel is now a major motion picture starring Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Regina Hall, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae, and Common.
This hardcover edition features the movie poster art, full-color photos, and Angie Thomas in conversation with Amandla Stenberg and director George Tillman Jr.
8 starred reviews ∙ William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ National Book Award Longlist ∙ Printz Honor Book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Book ∙ #1 New York Times Bestseller (60+ weeks on the list!)
"Absolutely riveting!" -Jason Reynolds
"Stunning." -John Green
"This story is necessary. This story is important." -Kirkus (starred review)
"Heartbreakingly topical." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"A marvel of verisimilitude." -Booklist (starred review)
"A powerful, in-your-face novel." -Horn Book (starred review)
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.
Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil's name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.
But what Starr does-or does not-say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.
And don't miss On the Come Up, Angie Thomas's powerful follow-up to The Hate U Give.
|Review Quote*||"As we continue to fight the battle against police brutality and systemic racism in America, THE HATE U GIVE serves as a much needed literary ramrod. Absolutely riveting!"|
|Review Quote*||"Angie Thomas has written a stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel that will be remembered as a classic of our time."|
|Review Quote*||"Fearlessly honest and heartbreakingly human. Everyone should read this book."|
|Review Quote*||"This is tragically timely, hard-hitting, and an ultimate prayer for change. Don't look away from this searing battle for justice. Rally with Starr."|
|Review Quote*||"With smooth but powerful prose delivered in Starr's natural, emphatic voice, finely nuanced characters, and intricate and realistic relationship dynamics, this novel will have readers rooting for Starr and opening their hearts to her friends and family. This story is necessary. This story is important."|
|Review Quote*||"Though Thomas's story is heartbreakingly topical, its greatest strength is in its authentic depiction of a teenage girl, her loving family, and her attempts to reconcile what she knows to be true about their lives with the way those lives are depicted-and completely undervalued-by society at large."|
|Review Quote*||"Beautifully written in Starr's authentic first-person voice, this is a marvel of verisimilitude as it insightfully examines two worlds in collision. An inarguably important book that demands the widest possible readership."|
|Review Quote*||"Pair this powerful debut with Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely's ALL AMERICAN BOYS to start a conversation on racism, police brutality, and the Black Lives Matter movement."|
|Review Quote*||"The Hate U Give is an important and timely novel that reflects the world today's teens inhabit. Starr's struggles create a complex character, and Thomas boldly tackles topics like racism, gangs, police violence, and interracial dating. This topical, necessary story is highly recommended for all libraries."|