The hate u give

Angie Thomas (author), Jasper Mutsaers (translator)
The hate u give
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Target audience:
15 years and up
Starr Carter (16, ik-figuur) gaat naar een dure particuliere school, maar woont in een arme wijk vol drugs en straatbendes. De spanning tussen die twee werelden loopt op als Starr getuige is van een schietincident waarbij haar jeugdvriend Khalil door een agent wordt gedood.
The hate u give
Angie Thomas
Jasper Mutsaers
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The hate u give
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The hate you give
Amsterdam: Moon Young Adult, 2017
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About Angie Thomas

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Angie Thomas (born September 20, 1988) is an American young adult author, best known for writing The Hate U Give (2017). Her second young adult novel, On the Come Up, was released on February 25, 2019.

Early life

Angie Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, where she still resides.

Thomas was subjected to multiple instances of gun violence at a young age. She grew up near the home of assassinated civil rights activist Medgar Evers, stating that her mother heard the gunshot that killed him. When she was six years old, Thomas witnessed a shootout.

In an interview with The Guardian, she recounted how her mother took her to the library the following day to show her that "there was more to the world than what [Thomas] saw that day". This inspired her to take up writing.

In her adolescence, Thomas shared her skills as a rapper, although her career in …Read more on Wikipedia