What kind of books does Angie Thomas write?

What kind of books does Angie Thomas write?

Angie Thomas
Alma mater Belhaven University (BFA)
Genre Young Adult Fiction, Middle Grade
Notable works The Hate U Give (2017) On the Come Up (2019)

Is Angie Thomas writing another book?

Though her next book is another YA contemporary, Thomas is currently working on a middle-grade fantasy whose code name is “literal Black girl magic,” which she said is bringing her great joy to draft. “Writing this fantasy novel has been an escape,” she said. “It’s giving me the joy I need right now.

What is on the come up by Angie Thomas about?

Insightful, unflinching, and full of heart, On the Come Up is an ode to hip hop from one of the most influential literary voices of a generation. It is the story of fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you; and about how, especially for young black people, freedom of speech isn’t always free.

Is Angie Thomas a best selling author?

She is a former teen rapper and has a bachelor of fine arts degree in creative writing from Belhaven University in Jackson. Thomas’ award-winning, acclaimed debut novel, “The Hate U Give,” has topped the New York Times bestseller list and is now a major motion picture from Fox 2000, difrected by George Tillman Jr.

Why is The Hate U Give banned?

“The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas, the K-State Book Network’s 2018-2019 Common Read, has been banned and challenged becasue it features elements of police brutality, profanity, racism, drug use and violence.

What will Concrete Rose be about?

Concrete Rose tells the story of Maverick as a 17-year-old high school senior and a member of the King Lords gang in Garden Heights, the fictional Black neighborhood where Thomas set both of her previous novels.

Will concrete rose be a movie?

Concrete Rose (2021) – IMDb.

Who is supreme in on the come up?

Supreme Bri’s manager of her father. Aka: Clarence.
The Crown The largest King Lord in East Side. Aka: Kane.
Big Pun The Rapper on Youtube.
Mr. Watson The bus driver.

What school does BRI go to in on the come up?

Midtown School of the Arts
Bri feels invisible in part because, though she lives in a predominately black neighborhood, she buses to the wealthier white neighborhood of Midtown to attend Midtown School of the Arts, where she tends to attract negative attention.

Who wrote The Hate U Give movie?

Angie Thomas
The Hate U Give/Story by

Directed by George Tillman Jr (behind both the compelling Cuba Gooding Jr vehicle, Men of Honour, and the ridiculous Nicholas Sparks adaptation The Longest Ride), the film is adapted from the bestselling YA novel by 31-year-old Mississippi-based author Angie Thomas, who was inspired to write it after the real-life …

Why was the Bluest Eye banned?

Reasons cited have included, “sexually explicit material,” “lots of graphic descriptions and lots of disturbing language,” and “an underlying socialist-communist agenda.” One complaint simply called it a “bad book.”