The Hate U Give
By Angie Thomas, and
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 balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed.Tweet
A brilliantly powerful YA novel that everyone should read.
This book should be compulsory reading for teenagers and adults everywhere. Beautifully written and totally necessary.