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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
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it was amazing
bookshelves: audible, audio, books-for-empathy, ya, friendship, strong-female-lead, realistic, favorites
Recommended for: EVERYONE over the age of 12

This will be the most powerful, important and best read of 2017. Can I give this 6 stars?

Starr is nuanced, strong, brave and highly intelligent narrator who lives in two different worlds. Trying to navigate her own feelings towards those worlds and herself makes the events that unfold in this novel feel raw, poignant and real. There is humor and hope, heart-wrenching loss and sadness, but what lingers is the sense of empowerment and the need to do what is right.

This is an absolute must read for ever person in this country (US). For. Every. Person. The truths in this book need to be heard and this book should win both the Printz and the Coretta Scott King prizes.

Truly stunning, brilliant and worthy of any praise and hype you have heard.
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Reading Progress

March 22, 2017 – Shelved
March 22, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
March 24, 2017 – Started Reading
March 24, 2017 – Shelved as: audible
March 24, 2017 – Shelved as: audio
March 24, 2017 – Shelved as: books-for-empathy
March 24, 2017 – Shelved as: ya
March 26, 2017 –
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March 29, 2017 – Shelved as: friendship
March 29, 2017 – Shelved as: strong-female-lead
March 29, 2017 – Shelved as: realistic
March 29, 2017 – Shelved as: favorites
March 29, 2017 – Finished Reading

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