By Thomas, Angie
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 pol...ice 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.Read more
Angie Thomas is the author of three hugely critically acclaimed and bestselling novels: The Hate U Give, On the Come Up and Concrete Rose. Her debut novel, The Hate U Give, was adapted into an award-winning major motion picture by Fox 2000 and Temple Hill Entertainment and stars Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games). Angie was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. A former teen rapper, she is the recipient of a Walter Dean Myers Grant, awarded by the We Need Diverse Books campaign. You can find her on Twitter: @acthomasbooks or visit her website, angiethomas.com.
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