People like us in situations like this become hashtags, but they rarely get justice.
I think we all wait for that one time though, that one time when it ends right.
~Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give
Note: We read a few passages from the text of the novel that include strong language.
Spoilers are inevitable throughout our discussion, so consider whether or not to listen if you haven't yet read the book!
Introduction and Summary of The Hate U Give: 0:00 - 02:10
Main Discussion: 02:10 - 53:56
Book Pairings: 54:06 - 63:26
Classroom Connections: 63:27 - 69:35
Jen - Gabrielle Union's We're Going to Need More Wine
Sara - Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil's The Girl Who Smiled Beads
Ashley - Nic Stone's Dear Martin
Books Mentioned in Classroom Connections
Jason Reynolds's Long Way Down
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird
Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely's All American Boys
Other Works Mentioned
Book Riot's "Is it Time to Retire To Kill a Mockingbird?" by Jennifer Marer
Jesmyn Ward's Sing, Unburied, Sing
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