The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Publisher Information:  New York, NY:  Balzer + Bray (an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, 2017

Summary:  Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter navigates between the poverty-stricken neighborhood she has grown up in and the upper-crust suburban prep school she attends.  Her life is up-ended when she is the sole witness to a police officer shooting her best friend, Khalil, who turns out to have been unarmed during the confrontation - but may or may not have been a drug dealer.  As Starr finds herself even more torn between the two vastly different worlds she inhabits, she also has to contend with speaking her truth and, in the process, trying to stay alive herself. 

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