The Hate U Give

By | November 10, 2019
The Hate U Give Author Angie Thomas
ISBN-10 1406372153
ISBN-13 9781406372151
Year 2017-04-06
Pages 0
Language English
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Young Adult Fiction Ages 12 17 Read by Bahni Turpin The Hate U Give is a groundbreaking thought provoking debut novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement about a teen girl who is the only witness to her friend s fatal shooting by a police officer Sixteen year old Starr Carter moves between two worlds the poor black 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 Khalil s death is a national headline Some are calling him a thug maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger Starr s best friend at school suggests he may have had it coming When it becomes clear the police have little interest in investigating the incident protesters take to the streets and Starr s neighborhood becomes a war zone 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 destroy her community It could also endanger her life

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