On the Come Up

Author(s): Angie Thomas

Young Adult

Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground rap legend who died before he hit big time, Bri's got massive shoes to fill. But when her mum loses her job, food banks and shut-off notices become as much a part of her life as beats and rhymes.


With homelessness staring her family down, Bri no longer just wants to make it. She has to make it.


Brilliant, insightful, full of heart, this is another modern classic from one of the most influential literary voices of a generation.


 


Praise for 'The Hate U Give': 

"Stunning." --John Green


"Absolutely riveting" --Jason Reynolds


"This story is necessary. This story is important." --Kirkus (starred review)


"Heartbreakingly topical." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)


"A marvel of verisimilitude." --Booklist (starred review)


"A powerful, in-your-face novel." --Horn Book (starred review)


 


 

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781406372168
  • : Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : February 2018
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Angie Thomas
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.6
  • : 9 ya
  • : 304