YouTube star Kian Lawley has been replaced by Riverdale star, K.J. Apa in the highly anticipated adaptation of Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give.
Angie Thomas's THE HATE U GIVE has been one of the biggest, buzziest, and best selling YA books in years. Here are some YA novels to read if you love it and want more books taking on contemporary issues relating to race and more in America.
After a video of YouTuber and THE HATE U GIVE star Kian Lawley making racist comments surfaced, his fans defended him by attacking THUG author Angie Thomas. The book community responded with #AngieThomasAppreciationDay, and we have a roundup of Twitter posts from the event.
The Hate U Give banned! Angie Thomas' award winning novel The Hate U Give has been banned by a Katy, Texas school district without the usual review process.