Angie Thomas - Author

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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.  Follow Angie Thomas on Instagram

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The Hate U Give Special Collector's Edition

The Hate U Give Special Collector's Edition

Author: Angie Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2018

Now a major motion picture, starring Amandla Stenberg Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018 No. 1 New York Times bestseller A Teen Vogue Best YA Book of the Year This stylish hardback collector's edition of the acclaimed, award-winning novel contains an essay by the author, the meanings behind the names in the book and an excerpt from On the Come Up. Sixteen-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.

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

Author: Angie Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2018

#1 New York Times bestseller Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Amandla Stenberg A masterpiece. -The Huffington Post A classic in the making that demands to be discussed. -The Times Outstanding. -The Guardian An essential read for everyone -Teen Vogue Stunning. -John Green 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, the multi-award-winning The Hate U Give is a powerful and gripping novel about one girl's struggle for justice.

On the Come Up

On the Come Up

Author: Angie Thomas, Tim Marrs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2018

Waterstones Children's Book Prize-winning author New York Times #1 bestselling author The award-winning author of The Hate U Give returns with a powerful story about hip hop, freedom of speech - and fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you. Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri's got massive shoes to fill. But when her first song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, Bri finds herself at the centre of controversy and portrayed by the media as more menace than MC. And with an eviction notice staring her family down, Bri no longer just wants to make it - she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be.

Hate U Give

Hate U Give

Author: Angie Thomas Format: eBook Release Date: 06/04/2017

A powerful and brave YA novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century."e;A stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel that will be remembered as a classic of our time."e; John GreenNo. 1 New York Times bestseller.Sixteen-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. Movie rights have been sold to Fox, with Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games) to star.

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