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The hate u give / Angie Thomas.

By: Thomas, AngiePublisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Edition: First editionDescription: 444 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062498533; 0062498533Other title: Hate you giveSubject(s): Racism -- Fiction | Race relations -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Police shootings -- Fiction | Witnesses -- Fiction | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & RacismGenre/Form: Contemporary realistic fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.1.T448 | Hat 2017Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor 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, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil's name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. 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 upend her community. It could also endanger her life"-- Provided by publisher.
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"Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor 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, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil's name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. 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 upend her community. It could also endanger her life"-- Provided by publisher.

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