Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still resides in Jackson, Mississippi as indicated by her accent. She is a former teen rapper whose greatest accomplishment was an article about her in Right-On Magazine with a picture included. She holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Belhaven University and an unofficial degree in Hip Hop. She can also still rap if needed. She is an inaugural winner of the Walter Dean Meyers Grant 2015, awarded by We Need Diverse Books. Her debut novel, The Hate U Give, was acquired by Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins in a 13-house auction and will be published in spring 2017. Film rights have been optioned by Fox 2000 with George Tillman attached to direct and Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg set to star.
Guest 3 years agoI absolutely LOVE this book!!!!! I haven't seen the movie yet. But this book makes me want to watch even more!!!!!
Guest 3 years agoAlthough I had watched the movie first, I thoroughly enjoyed the book. I plan to purchase it. It is a must read!!
MSDivalicious25 4 years agoI love this book, it sounds a bit crazy but while I was reading I was able to see the characters and hear their voices and for me a book is great when this happens to me. I will buy the book very soon to read it again
Guest 3 years agoThey need to put her other book on this website. Have you seen the movie yet? It was actually good. I liked the book better, though.
lord9087 3 years agoSame here, the book was amazing as well as the movie, I liked them both, though the movie costed more.
Guest 4 years agoI loved this book I was already on chapter 10 when I realized that there was a movie out lol, I kept reading anyway! I was like I was in the book, I can imagine everything every detail, Amazing Book!
Guest 4 years agoAMAZING BOOK - I HAVE TURNED ON SO MANY PEOPLE TO THIS BOOK AND THE MOVIE IF FABOULOUS TRUE TO THE BOOK! CONTINUE WRITING SISTER YOU ARE SIMPLY AMAZING
Guest 4 years agoAMAZING BOOK!!!
Guest 4 years agoJust finished this book it only took me three days! Amazing and outstanding writing :)
Guest 4 years agoAwesome read! Great Job Angie
Kay.The.Magnificent 4 years agoThis book was outstanding. It really shows what black people and other minorities are going through today.
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