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The hate u give

Author: Angie Thomas
Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Manuscript   Archival Material : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Black fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Angie Thomas
ISBN: 9780062498533 0062498533
OCLC Number: 1016877804
Target Audience: Grades: 8-up.
Description: 444 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Hate you give
Responsibility: Angie Thomas.

Abstract:

"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."
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