The Hate U Give
Published : Wednesday 1 March 2017
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A powerful and brave YA novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century.
Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018 Winner of the Children's Book of the Year 2018 at the British Book Awards #1 New York Times bestseller Now a major motion picture, starring Amandla Stenberg A Teen Vogue Best YA Book of the Year Stunning.-John Green A masterpiece.-The Huffington Post An essential read for everyone.-Teen Vogue Outstanding. -The Guardian Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping YA novel about one girl's struggle for justice.