• The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

    Center for Fiction

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    The Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women has asked for 6 copies of The Hate U Give for its students (click here to return to UAI's book wishlist).

    The Bronx Envision Academy has asked for 5 copies of the book (click here to return to BEA's book wishlist).

    If you would like your copies to go to a specific school, please note that in the comments field as you check out. 

    About The Hate U Give

    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.

    *The Center for Fiction will ship this book directly to the school. 

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