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On the Come Up

by Angie Thomas

Hardcover, 447 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $18.99 |


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A follow-up to the award-winning The Hate U Give finds an ambitious young rapper pouring her frustrations into a first song only to find herself at the center of a viral controversy that forces her to become the menace that her public reputation has portrayed her to be. 500,000 first printing. Simultaneous Large Print and eBook.


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