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On the Come Up

On the Come Up
  

The highly anticipated second novel from Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give, returns to the world of Garden Heights in a story about an aspiring teen rapper and what happens when you get everything you thought you wanted.

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ISBN 9781538496824
Barcode 9781538496824
Published 5 February 2019 by Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Format Audio CD/Audio
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Author(s) By Thomas, Angie
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ISBN-13 9781538496824
ISBN-10 1538496828
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Imprint Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publication Date 5 February 2019
Publication Country
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) By Thomas, Angie
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Racism, Sexism & Prejudice
Self-Awareness & Self-Esteem
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 170mm
Height: 155mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 340g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

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The highly anticipated second novel from Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give, returns to the world of Garden Heights in a story about an aspiring teen rapper and what happens when you get everything you thought you wanted.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Narrator Bahni Turpin becomes The Neighborhood through the eyes of Bri...The spunk in Turpin's voice brings this roller-coaster story to life...Thomas' story and Turpin's narration are raw, funny, and filled with the vulnerable moments that adolescents experience as they develop into who they want to be in this world. -- AudioFile On the Come Up truly shines in its exploration of Bri's resilience, determination, and pursuit of her dreams. In this splendid novel, showing many facets of the black identity and the black experience, Thomas gives readers another dynamic protagonist to root for. -- Booklist (starred review) Crackling dialogue, complex characterization, and impactful emotion. Readers already lining up for this title won't be disappointed. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review) This honest and unflinching story of toil, tears, and triumph is a musical love letter. -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Boasts Thomas' characteristic ability to handle serious questions of systemic racism with a light and even joyous touch. -- Vox The text challenges its readers to think deeply about white privilege, police brutality, and the circumstances designed to break the spirits of young people of color. -- Washington Post It's as gripping and truthful as the [The Hate U Give], packed with politics without being partisan and preachy, and has a fantastic, flawed heroine in Brianna. -- Times (London) [An] exuberant, exquisitely intimate novel. -- New York Times Book Review

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Author's Bio

Angie Thomas made her debut with the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning novel The Hate U Give. A former teen rapper who holds a BFA in creative writing, Angie was born, raised, and still resides in Jackson, Mississippi. You can find her at www.angiethomas.com. Bahni Turpin has guest starred in many television series, including NYPD Blue, Law & Order, Six Feet Under, and Cold Case. Her film credits include Brokedown Palace and Crossroads. She has won numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards and three prestigious Audie Awards.

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