The Hate U GiveBook - 2017
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Enjoy a sampling of our ten most popular lists so far this year! (It starts with a roundup of last year, which appeals to the completist in me.) Most are book lists, but a few include movies, links, seeds, and all the other serendipitous things you can add when you make a list in our catalog. For more favorite lists, stop by our Books page, where you can see all the Waitlist and Books… (more)
Wondering what people have been checking out, searching for, and clicking on recently? Maybe you missed a treasure... Here are some top five lists to catch you up. Top five comments: Your Name "A delightful mix of anime, time-travel, and fantasy - this film was a fantastic, emotional roller-coaster ride of confusion..." Forest of A Thousand Lanterns "An amazing book. When we think of… (more)
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Lauren @ Mission and Caitlin @ Joel D. Valdez: Lauren said "Timely, moving, and insightful – a story about race, family, identity, police brutality, and learning to do what’s right even when it’s hard." Caitlin commented, "I had no idea THUGLIFE was an acronym until I read this and... Read More »
Read Harder 2017 challenge (twofer): Read a book wherein all POV characters are people of color; read a debut novel. This powerful piece about a teenage girl who sees her childhood friend shot and killed by a police officer has gotten a lot of buzz, and for very good reason. It's difficult to des... Read More »
Maureen @ Mission says "It's very timely, given current events, but is also about a girl who exists in multiple worlds."
Soon to be a movie, The Hate U Give is about a teenager witnessing the shooting of her best friend by a police officer.