The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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The Hate U Give
Cover of The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Author(s) Angie Thomas
Published February 28, 2017
Genre(s) Contemporary
Age group Young Adult

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a contemporary, young adult novel originally published on February 28, 2017.

Trigger Warnings

  • Abusive relationship (described)
  • Blood
  • Cancer (referenced)
  • Child abuse/neglect (physical, detailed references)
  • Cheating (mentioned)
  • Domestic abuse (physical)
  • Death (graphic)
  • Drug use (implied)
  • Fire
  • Gun violence (graphic)
  • Institutional racism
  • Murder
  • Police brutality
  • Racism


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Black main character*
  • Black side characters*
  • Asian side character