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On the Come Up (Digital Audiobook)

By Angie Thomas, Bahni Turpin (Narrator)

Publication Date: February 6, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/4/2019)
Paperback (12/1/2020)
Hardcover (2/5/2019)
Paperback, Large Print (9/29/2021)
Library Binding, Large Print (2/27/2019)
Compact Disc (2/5/2019)
Prebound (2/5/2019)
MP3 CD (2/5/2019)
Compact Disc (2/5/2019)

Spring 2019 Kids Indie Next List

“For her sophomore book, Thomas gives us a heroine — Brianne — who is struggling against both her family’s expectations as well as those of white people as she tries to make her way doing what she loves: rapping. We follow her through ups and downs as she navigates racism at her school and the expectations of black girls in the music world. Excellently written and incredibly unputdownable, you will cheer and cry as Bri makes her way!”
— Melissa Fox, Watermark Books & Cafe, Wichita, KS
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Description

The award-winning author of The Hate U Give returns with a powerful story about hip hop, freedom of speech – and fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you.
Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri’s got massive shoes to fill. But when her first song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, Bri finds herself at the centre of controversy and portrayed by the media as more menace than MC. And with an eviction notice staring her family down, Bri no longer just wants to make it – she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be.