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On the Come Up
 

On the Come Up (Hardback, Unabridged edition)

By Thomas, Angie
Read by Turpin, Bahni

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This is the highly anticipated second novel by Angie Thomas, the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning The Hate U Give. Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least get some streams on her mixtape. As the daughter of a...n underground rap legend who died right before he hit big, Bri's got massive shoes to fill. But when her mom unexpectedly loses her job, food banks and shut-off notices become as much a part of her life as beats and rhymes. With bills piling up and homelessness staring her family down, Bri no longer just wants to make it--she has to make it. On the Come Up is Angie Thomas's homage to hip hop, the art that sparked her passion for storytelling and continues to inspire her to this day. It is the story of fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you; of the struggle to become who you are, and not who everyone expects you to be; and of the desperate realities of poor and working class black families. Brilliant, insightful, full of heart, this novel is another modern classic from one of the most influential literary voices of a generation.
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ISBN 9780062498564
Released AU 5 Feb 2019
Publisher Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Format Hardback, Unabridged edition
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ISBN-13 9780062498564
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Imprint Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Released 5 Feb 2019
Publication Country
Format Hardback, Unabridged edition
Edition Unabridged edition
Author(s) By Thomas, Angie
Read by Turpin, Bahni
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Racism, Sexism & Prejudice
Self-Awareness & Self-Esteem
Number of Pages 464
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 213mm
Spine: 43mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 522g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Bildungsromans, African Americans, African American teenage girls, Audiobooks, Freedom of speech
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult

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