Niet te stoppen

Angie Thomas (author), Aimée Warmerdam (translator), Akwasi (translator)
Niet te stoppen
Niet te stoppen Niet te stoppen
Target audience:
15 years and up
Bri is zestien en wil een van de grootste rappers ter wereld worden. En ze heeft wat te bewijzen, aangezien haar overleden vader een echte raplegende is. Maar dan wordt Bri's moeder ontslagen en wordt overleven haar prioriteit. Bri uit al haar frustraties in haar raps. Het is nu geen kwestie meer van willen: ze móét het maken!
Niet te stoppen / Angie Thomas ; vertaald door Aimée Warmerdam ; raps vertaald door Akwasi
Angie Thomas
Aimée Warmerdam Akwasi 1988-
Original language
Original title
On the come up
Amsterdam: Moon Young adult, © 2019
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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