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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give follows a 16-year-old girl named Starr, who grew up in a poverty-stricken neighborhood and now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she tries to speak her truth as her existence in two very different worlds becomes a challenge. (Ebony.com)



Exam Copies 

K-State faculty and staff from Manhattan, Salina, and Olathe may request an exam copy of the common book by completing our book request form.

Call for nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019-20 common book. We are looking for books that meet our criteria and fit the theme of “Wellness and well-being” which will focus on books that introduce readers to common issues that students experience in college (including stress, illness, accountability, and/or grit) and offers ways to cope and help others.

The nomination form will close May 18, 2018.


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