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february, 2020

mon10feb6:00 pm7:00 pmBook Club: The Hate U Give6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Pico Rivera LibraryAudience:AdultsCategories:Black History Month,Book Club

Time

(Monday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

Pico Rivera Library

9001 Mines Ave, Pico Rivera, CA 90660
562.942.7394

Event Details

For Black History Month, the Pico Rivera Library Book Club is reading the bestselling novel, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline and protesters are taking to the streets in his name. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.

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