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 ]
News tagged with: #angie thomas #police force #american boys #jason reynolds #brendan kiely #high school #news reports

Other Publishing stories related to: 'US police force objects to Angie Thomas novel'


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #angie thomas #police force #american boys #jason reynolds #brendan kiely #high school #news reports


Books Are Back in the White House — And One of Them Is by Angie Thomas

The best-selling author just found out that her debut novel is soon to be on the first lady’s bedside table. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-28 10:00:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #angie thomas #bedside table #debut novel #best-selling author


With ‘Concrete Rose,’ Angie Thomas eviscerates stereotypes about Black families

Thomas’s prequel to ‘The Hate U Give’ peels back another layer on preconceived ideas about race. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-15 15:25:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #concrete rose


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #angie thomas #booksellers association


Angie Thomas signs with Walker for third book

Walker Books has bought Concrete Rose, the “hard-hitting” third novel from The Hate U Give (Walker) author Angie Thomas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 19:40:20 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #walker books


Walker signs Angie Thomas journal

Walker Books will publish Angie Thomas' Find Your Voice: A Guided Journal for Writing Your Truth later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-12 07:33:11 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #walker books #guided journal


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #angie thomas #movie adaptation


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #angie thomas


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #south carolina #angie thomas #american boys #jason reynolds #brendan kiely


Angie Thomas wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

US author Angie Thomas has been crowned the overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018 for her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book prize #debut ya


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #angie thomas #debut ya #fatal shooting #police officer


Book Review: ‘Bright Objects,’ by Ruby Todd

Set among the fevered residents of a remote Australian town, Ruby Todd’s debut novel considers how grief can draw people to extreme beliefs. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-07-16 09:00:27 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel #book review


Generation Franchise: Why Writers Are Forced to Become Brands (and Why That’s Bad)

Last fall, around the time Britney Spears’s memoir The Woman in Me was published, I went to the Brooklyn stop of Liz Phair’s 30th anniversary tour for her debut album Exile in Guyville. Exile is one of the epochal albums of the 1990s, a Gen X classic; it came out when I was a freshman […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-06-26 08:56:16 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #liz phair


Zonderkidz, Saddleback Church Join Forces for Storybook Bible

Working through the church’s Saddleback Kids program, the book is based on Saddleback’s Hey-O Kids Curriculum that includes animated videos created in-house. The church started making the cartoons in 2015 and their YouTube channel featuring Hey-O stories has since garnered some 225 million-plus... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Thomas McCormack, ‘One of the Great Contrarians of Publishing,’ Dies at 92

McCormack, the longtime, famously outspoken executive who turned St. Martin’s Press from “an insignificant trade house on the brink of bankruptcy to a quarter-billion-dollar powerhouse,” died on June 15. He was 92. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


UK: Jude Gates Leads the Publishers Association’s Sustainability Task Force

The Publishers Association in London is in advanced stages of development with its 'Publishing Declares' sustainability pledge program. The post UK: Jude Gates Leads the Publishers Association’s Sustainability Task Force appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-24 22:09:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #post uk #publishing declares #publishers association


Libraries rule, cops drool: Today’s the birthday of both NYC’s libraries and police.

Today is a double anniversary in New York City. On May 23, 1845, the New York Police Department was founded, and 50 years later on May 23, 1895, the New York Public Library was established. Today, over a century and a half later, these two city institutions are not getting equal slices of their... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-05-23 16:59:57 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries


Google’s accessibility app Lookout can use your phone’s camera to find and recognize objects

Google has updated some of its accessibility apps to add capabilities that will make them easier to use for people who need them. It has rolled out a new version of the Lookout app, which can read text and even lengthy documents out loud for people with low vision or blindness. The app can also... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-05-16 16:00:07 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #developer conference #photo book