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The Instant #1 NYT Bestseller Inspired by Black Lives Matter

Diversity & Race Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas is the author of The Hate U Give: the YA novel now set for a major film adaptation that was called “the best—and most important—book you’ll read this year” (Entertainment Weekly).

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