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Angie Thomas and Justin Reynolds On Ending Black Male Stereotypes

The New England Independent Booksellers Association launched its virtual fall conference with a conversation between YA authors Angie Thomas and Justin Reynolds, who emphasized their commitment to dispelling harmful assumptions about young Black men. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie deal for On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

Paramount Players has brought in producer and writer Kay Oyegun for a movie adaptation of Angie Thomas’ YA novel On the Come Up (Walker). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:19:57 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: February 18, 2019

‘On the Come Up,’ Angie Thomas’s follow up to ‘The Hate U Give,’ debuts at #2 in children’s frontlist fiction. Plus ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ by Marlon James lands at #3 in hardcover fiction, and new nonfiction titles merge self-help and success. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas | 'Kids like us don’t often get discussed'

Angie Thomas' follow-up to The Hate U Give, her hugely successful début novel, shines a light on modern day america and the deep divisions that run through it.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US police force objects to Angie Thomas novel

A police force in the US has called for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely to be removed from a high school’s summer reading list, according to news reports. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA Novels Prompt Police Objections to Summer Reading List in South Carolina

'The Hate U Give' by Angie Thomas and 'All American Boys' by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely have been challenged on a high school summer reading list by police and other supporters. The post YA Novels Prompt Police Objections to Summer Reading List in South Carolina appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McCaughrean and Smith win Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals

Geraldine McCaughrean and Sydney Smith have won the 2018 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals respectively, with Amnesty honours going to Angie Thomas and Levi Thomas. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: Meet Four Social Justice Warriors

The award-winning authors Kwame Alexander, Jason Reynolds, Angie Thomas, and Jacqueline Woodson will join podcaster and activist DeRay Mckesson to discuss social justice and positive representation in young adult literature. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

Lani Sarem’s Handbook for Mortals was taken off the No 1 spot after fellow YA authors, sceptical of ‘a book that no one has heard of’, uncovered a pattern of strategic preordersA young adult novel has been removed from the No 1 position on the New York Times bestseller lists, after detective... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas: 'Literature births activists'

Angie Thomas talks about her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give, which tells the story of Starr, who is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend by a police officer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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