Books The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Hardcover, 444 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $17.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Hate U GiveAuthorAngie Thomas Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died. Genres: Nonfiction Also by Angie Thomas On the Come Up Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Hate U Give Education Here's What College Freshmen Are Reading November 22, 2018 Colleges across the U.S. assign books to introduce new ideas to incoming students. This year, colleges selected books on topics that ranged from climate change to race, fiction and non-fiction Amandla Stenberg stars as Starr Carter in the film adaptation of Angie Thomas' young adult novel The Hate U Give. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption toggle caption Claire Harbage/NPR Movie Interviews 'The Hate U Give' Star Says The Novel Was Like 'Reading My Own Diary' October 20, 2018 Like protagonist Starr Carter, Amandla Stenberg grew up in a black neighborhood, but attended an overwhelmingly white school. She stars in the adaptation of the novel about a fatal police shooting. 'The Hate U Give' Star Says The Novel Was Like 'Reading My Own Diary' Listen · 4:12 4:12 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/658251028/659203378" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript NPR The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Elizabeth Graeber for NPR Review NPR Ed Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid July 6, 2017 Looking for books to feed your child's curiosity and ignite the social activist inside of them? Here's our list of children's books to keep your child occupied all summer long.