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Anger Is a Gift - Mark Oshiro
Anger Is a Gift
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A story of resilience and loss, love and family, Mark Oshiro's Anger Is a Gift testifies to the vulnerability and strength of a community living within a system of oppressionSix years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's... show more
A story of resilience and loss, love and family, Mark Oshiro's Anger Is a Gift testifies to the vulnerability and strength of a community living within a system of oppressionSix years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near-debilitating panic attacks. Now in his junior year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals their own school. New rules. Random locker searches. Constant intimidation and Oakland Police Department stationed in their halls. Despite their youth, the students decide to organize and push back against the administration. When tensions hit a fever pitch and tragedy strikes, Moss must face a difficult choice: give in to fear and hate or realize that anger can actually be a gift.
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781250167026 (1250167027)
ASIN: 1250167027
Publisher: Tor Teen
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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0.0 Anger Is a Gift
Warnings: Institutionalized racism, racism, policy brutality, police shootings, death I'm going to steal this line from Elena, because it perfectly sums up how I feel about this book: "The more potential a book shows the less I’m inclined to be generous when it doesn’t live up to it." Not that t...
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