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Concrete rose
Concrete rose

by Angie Thomas
12/01/2021

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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

Details & Specs

Author: Angie Thomas

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781406384444

Publication Date: 12/01/2021

Pages: 322

Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm

Availability: Available, usually dispatched within 3 days

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