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Anger is a gift / Mark Oshiro.

By: Oshiro, MarkPublisher: New York : Tor Teen, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Edition: First editionDescription: 463 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1250167027; 9781250167026Subject(s): African American teenagers -- Juvenile fiction | Anger -- Juvenile fiction | Anxiety -- Juvenile fiction | Fathers -- Death -- Juvenile fiction | Police misconduct -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | Police shootings -- Juvenile fiction | Student movements -- Juvenile fiction | Teenagers -- Juvenile fiction | Teenagers -- FictionGenre/Form: Bildungsromans. | Young adult fiction. | Contemporary realistic fiction. | Multicultural fiction.LOC classification: PZ7.1.O844 | An 2018Awards: Schneider Family Book Award winner, 2019Summary: Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals in their own school. New rules. Random locker searches. Constant intimidation and Oakland Police Department stationed in their halls. Despite their youth, the students decide to organize and push back against the administration. When tensions hit a fever pitch and tragedy strikes, Moss must face a difficult choice: give in to fear and hate or realize that anger can actually be a gift.
List(s) this item appears in: PSY 101 Supplemental Reading | Mental Health
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 458-459).

Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals in their own school. New rules. Random locker searches. Constant intimidation and Oakland Police Department stationed in their halls. Despite their youth, the students decide to organize and push back against the administration. When tensions hit a fever pitch and tragedy strikes, Moss must face a difficult choice: give in to fear and hate or realize that anger can actually be a gift.

Young Adult

Schneider Family Book Award winner, 2019

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