On the come up / Angie Thomas.

By: Thomas, Angie [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]Copyright date: ©2019Edition: First editionDescription: 434 pages ; 22 cmISBN: 9781406372168; 9780062498564; 0062498568Subject(s): Rap musicians -- Teen fiction | African Americans -- Teen fiction | Freedom of speech -- Teen fiction | Teenagers -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Bildungsromans. | Young adult fiction. DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.1.T448 | On 2019Summary: When sixteen-year-old Bri, an aspiring rapper, pours her anger and frustration into her first song, she finds herself at the center of a controversy.Summary: As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time-- and has massive shoes to fill. She's been labeled a hoodlum at school, and the fridge at home is empty after her mom loses her job. So Bri pours her anger and frustration into her first song, which goes viral-- for all the wrong reasons. Portrayed by the media as a menace, Bri makes a choice-- and becomes the very thing the public has made her out to be. The odds are stacked against her, and freedom of speech isn't always free. -- adapted from jacket
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When sixteen-year-old Bri, an aspiring rapper, pours her anger and frustration into her first song, she finds herself at the center of a controversy.

As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time-- and has massive shoes to fill. She's been labeled a hoodlum at school, and the fridge at home is empty after her mom loses her job. So Bri pours her anger and frustration into her first song, which goes viral-- for all the wrong reasons. Portrayed by the media as a menace, Bri makes a choice-- and becomes the very thing the public has made her out to be. The odds are stacked against her, and freedom of speech isn't always free. -- adapted from jacket

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