Angie Thomas's official website http://angiethomas.com/ This website offers a biography of Angie Thomas, information on her books and upcoming events, and a personal blog. Talking With Angie Thomas, Author of the Best-selling YA Novel Inspired by Black Lives Matter https://www.thecut.com/2017/03/angie-thomas-the-hate-u-give-interview-ya-novel.html This interview with author Angie Thomas was conducted for The Cut magazine and touches on Black Lives Matter as well as the intersection of race and gender. New Crop of Young Adult Novels Explores Race and Police Brutality https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/books/review/black-lives-matter-teenage-books.html?_r=0 This New York Times article places The Hate U Give in the context of other recently-released young adult novels that deal with themes of race and police brutality. Balzer + Bray Prevails in 13-House Auction for YA Debut https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-book-news/article/69501-balzer-bray-prevails-in-13-house-auction-for-ya-debut.html This short article in Publisher's Weekly highlights the success of The Hate U Give by describing the bidding war that Thomas's book generated. “The Hate U Give”: Angie Thomas’ sensational debut novel should be required reading for clueless white people https://www.salon.com/2017/03/04/the-hate-u-give-angie-thomas-sensational-debut-novel-should-be-required-reading-for-clueless-white-people/ This article in Salon argues that The Hate U Give should be "required reading" for people who don't understand the complexity of race issues in America.