Angie Thomas
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Angie Thomas

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 Myers 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. Film rights have been optioned by Fox 2000 with George Tillman attached to direct and Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg set to star.

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Interview: Listen in as Angie Thomas tells us why she absolutely trusted narrator Bahni Turpin again, this time with all the rapping in On The Come Up, and how Thomas made her follow-up to The Hate U Give another gem that grapples with important social issues without being an issues book.

[Bahni Turpin] really brought it and she gave her style and her soul and heart to it. I'm so thankful for it. She's a phenomenal narrator.

  • On the Come Up
  • [Bahni Turpin] really brought it and she gave her style and her soul and heart to it. I'm so thankful for it. She's a phenomenal narrator.

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    • The Hate U Give

    • By: Angie Thomas
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 32,643
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30,177
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 30,063

    Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This Book Changed My Entire Perspective

    • By Wendi on 01-14-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • On the Come Up

    • By: Angie Thomas
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 733
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 682
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 681

    As the daughter of an underground rap legend who died right before he hit big, Bri's got massive shoes to fill. But when her mom unexpectedly loses her job, food banks and shut-off notices become as much a part of Bri's life as beats and rhymes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "You can't stop me on the come up!!"

    • By tarafarah7: Tara Brown on 02-07-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Hate U Give

    • Danish Edition
    • By: Angie Thomas
    • Narrated by: Laura Drasbæk
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 19

    16-årige, Starr, er eneste vidne til, at hendes ubevæbnede ven, Khalil, bliver skudt og dræbt af en hvid politimand. Indtil nu har Starr balanceret...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This is in Danish

    • By Joan Jones on 05-11-18

    Regular price: $20.30

    • The Hate U Give [French Version]

    • By: Angie Thomas, Nathalie Bru
    • Narrated by: Aloïse Sauvage
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    "L'année de mes 12 ans mes parents ont eu deux conversations avec moi. La première, c'était sur les choux et les roses [...] La deuxième..."

    Regular price: $15.54

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