The Hate U Give is Angie Thomas’s first novel about a teenage girl who grapples with racism, police brutality, and activism after witnessing her Black friend murdered by the police. The book became an immediate young adult bestseller and was adapted into a movie shortly after its release. Explore a character analysis of Starr Carter, the plot summary, and important quotes.


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