Concrete Rose

Angie Thomas

eBook - 2021

International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood. A Printz Honor Book!If there's one thing seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter knows, it's that a real man takes care of his family. As the son of a former gang legend, Mav does that the only way he knows how: dealing for the King Lords. With this money he can help his mom, who works two jobs while his dad's in prison.Life's not perfect, but with a fly girlfriend and a cousin who always has his back, Mav's got everything under control.Until, that is, Maverick finds out he's a father.Suddenly he has a baby, Seven, who depends on him... for everything. But it's not so easy to sling dope, finish school, and raise a child. So when he's offered the chance to go straight, he takes it. In a world where he's expected to amount to nothing, maybe Mav can prove he's...

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Published
HarperCollins
Language
English
Main Author
Angie Thomas
Online Access
Overdrive Resource Page
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Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read eBook
Adobe EPUB eBook
File Size3 GB
ISBN9780062846754
Release Date1/12/2021
Kindle Book
ASINB086JYHCHV
Release Date1/12/2021
OverDrive Read eBook
ISBN9780062846754
Release Date1/12/2021