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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library YA FIC THOMAS (Text) 9780062498588S On Order On order -

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  • ISBN: 9780062498588
  • ISBN: 0062498584
  • Physical Description: 458 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2020.

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"#1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Hate U Give."--Cover.
Includes a sneak peak from Concrete Rose.
"Sky's The Limit."--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
"Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least win her first battle. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri's got massive shoes to fill. But it's hard to get your come up when you're labeled a hoodlum at school, and your fridge at home is empty after your mom loses her job. So Bri pours her anger and frustration into her first song, which goes viral . . . for all the wrong reasons. Bri soon finds herself at the center of a controversy, portrayed by the media as more menace than MC. But with an eviction notice staring her family down, Bri doesn't just want to make it--she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be. Insightful, unflinching, and full of heart, On the Come Up is an ode to hip hop from one of the most influential literary voices of a generation. It is the story of fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you; and about how, especially for young black people, freedom of speech isn't always free." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: African American teenage girls > Fiction.
Rap musicians > Juvenile fiction.
Freedom of speech > Juvenile fiction.
Singers > Fiction.
Rap (Music) > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Single-parent families > Fiction.
Women rap musicians > Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

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