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Angie Thomas - Author

About the Author

Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still lives in Jackson, Mississippi. A former teen rapper, she recently won a Walter Dean Myers Grant, awarded by the We Need Diverse Books campaign. The Hate U Give is her first novel.  Follow Angie Thomas on Instagram

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Concrete Rose

Concrete Rose

Author: Angie Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2021

From international phenomenon Angie Thomas comes a hard-hitting return to Garden Heights with the story of Maverick Carter, Starr's father, set seventeen years before the events of the award-winning The Hate U Give. With his King Lord dad in prison and his mom working two jobs, seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter helps the only way he knows how: slinging drugs. Life's not perfect, but he's got everything under control. Until he finds out he's a father... Suddenly it's not so easy to deal drugs and finish school with a baby dependent on him for everything. So when he's offered the chance to go straight, he takes it. But when King Lord blood runs through your veins, you don't get to just walk away. Praise for The Hate U Give: No. 1 New York Times Bestseller Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Award Winner of Children's Book of the Year at The British Book Awards Winner of the Amnesty CILIP Honour for the Carnegie Medal A major motion picture from Fox starring Amandla Stenberg The Hate U Give says more about the contemporary Black experience in America than any book I have read for years. Guardian A startling, important book. The Times Passionate and uncompromising. Observer Thomas has given a voice to her generation. Stylist One of the most important books. Nikesh Shukla Stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching. John Green Utterly compelling. Sunday Times

Find Your Voice

Find Your Voice

Author: Angie Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2020

Write fearlessly. Write what is true and real to you. Bestselling, award-winning author Angie Thomas brings her talents to this essential creative writing journal. From initial idea to finished draft, Angie shares her thoughts, advice and best practices on developing a true-to-you writing project. Packed full of step-by-step tips, writing prompts and exercises for: * Discovering story ideas * Creating memorable characters * Realizing your setting * Shaping your story * Getting feedback from others * And more! With 24 illustrated inspirational quotes from Angie's acclaimed novels The Hate U Give and On the Come Up, and plenty of blank pages for your own words, Find Your Voice will ignite your creativity and help you bring your own unique stories to life. A must-have for aspiring writers and Angie fans.

Angie Thomas Collector's Boxed Set

Angie Thomas Collector's Boxed Set

Author: Angie Thomas Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 06/06/2019

No. 1 New York Times bestsellers Waterstones Children's Prize-winning author Gripping. The Times Outstanding. The Guardian Essential. Teen Vogue Pure magic. The Observer Discover #1 New York Times bestselling author Angie Thomas with her two critically acclaimed, award-winning modern classics, On the Come Up, and The Hate U Give, now a major motion picture. This collection contains paperback editions of Angie's powerful and gripping novels about justice, freedom of speech and fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you. This stylish boxset is the perfect introduction to the voice of a generation or a gorgeous addition to any fan's collection.

Yates Top 50 Indoor Plants And How Not To Kill Them!

Yates Top 50 Indoor Plants And How Not To Kill Them!

Author: Angie Thomas, Yates Australia Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/11/2018

The top 50 indoor houseplants for brightening your interiors - what's best and how to keep them alive. Bring the outdoors in and breathe new life to your home with plants! House plants are well and truly back on trend - they instantly lift an area, make a room feel fresh and welcoming, and brighten your mood.On top of this, indoor plants are great for purifying the air and creating a healthier home.Together with microbes in the soil, plants work wonders to reduce harmful pollutants released from indoor furniture. (It's true: look at the study conducted by the University of Technology, Sydney.) If you feel like your rooms need a splash of colour and a breath of life, there's no better starting point than this book. Whether your style is dramatic jungle plants or to sweetly shaped succulents, you'll find something to suit. With loads of glorious illustrations for inspiration, data on which plants are suitable where, and clear advice on how to pot, prune and pet your plants, this is the perfect guide for bringing the outdoors in - no matter what your level of gardening skill!

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

Author: Angie Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2018

Now a major motion picture, starring Amandla Stenberg Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018 No. 1 New York Times bestseller A Teen Vogue Best YA Book of the Year This stylish hardback collector's edition of the acclaimed, award-winning novel contains an essay by the author, the meanings behind the names in the book and an excerpt from On the Come Up. 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. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping YA novel about one girl's struggle for justice.

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

Author: Angie Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2018

#1 New York Times bestseller Now a major motion picture, starring Amandla Stenberg A masterpiece. -The Huffington Post A classic in the making that demands to be discussed. -The Times Outstanding. -The Guardian An essential read for everyone -Teen Vogue Stunning. -John Green 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. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the multi-award-winning The Hate U Give is a powerful and gripping novel about one girl's struggle for justice.

Hate U Give

Hate U Give

Author: Angie Thomas Format: eBook Release Date: 06/04/2017

A powerful and brave YA novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century."e;A stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel that will be remembered as a classic of our time."e; John GreenNo. 1 New York Times bestseller.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. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping YA novel about one girl's struggle for justice. Movie rights have been sold to Fox, with Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games) to star.