The Hate U Give
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police... show more
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. S
Publish date: 2017-06-13
Publisher: balzer + bray (april 7, 2015)
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Starr Carter feels as though she's divided into to selves. There is the Starr she is in her inner-city community and the "Williamson Starr" she is at the private school she attends. At school, she chooses her words and behaviors carefully to avoid being seen as "ghetto." One night, leaving a nei...
This book is so good and so painful and so inspiring. I definitely cried at least twice reading it. An important perspective and an important book.
Every book that is written has a certain importance on its plot. Whether it is a warning to the world of a certain disease that may wipe out mankind or if it is about standing up against bullying... or even if its about mending a broken heart, most authors clearly or try to pass their own words thro...
I don't know how to feel about this book. It had a good message and the topic is super important. But there was something off-putting about Starr and her attitude. I have an attitude, too, but I don't go around bottling and exploding on others. If she would have just told her classmates what happene...
HOT DAMN THIS BOOK. T H I S B O O K. Summary: "What's the point of having a voice if you're gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn't be?"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 bala...