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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch T FIC THO (Text) 0530006144389 Young Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch T FIC THO (Text) 0530006144405 Young Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Bookmobile North T FIC THO (Text) 0530006148303 Young Adult Fiction Collection Checked out 04/19/2021
Beaufort - Bookmobile South T FIC THO (Text) 0530006148296 Young Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Lobeco Branch T FIC THO (Text) 0530006306310 Young Adult Fiction Collection Checked out 04/24/2021
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch T FIC THO (Text) 0530006144398 Young Adult Fiction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062498564
  • ISBN: 0062498568
  • Physical Description: 447 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least win her first battle. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri’s got massive shoes to fill. But it’s hard to get your come up when you’re labeled a hoodlum at school, and your fridge at home is empty after your mom loses her job. So Bri pours her anger and frustration into her first song, which goes viral . . . for all the wrong reasons. Bri soon finds herself at the center of a controversy, portrayed by the media as more menace than MC. But with an eviction notice staring her family down, Bri doesn’t just want to make it—she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be. Insightful, unflinching, and full of heart, On the Come Up is an ode to hip hop from one of the most influential literary voices of a generation. It is the story of fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you; and about how, especially for young black people, freedom of speech isn’t always free.-- Publisher.
Target Audience Note:
HL550L Lexile.
Awards Note:
2019 Boston Globe-Horn Fiction and Poetry Honor Book Award
Subject: Rap musicians > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Freedom of speech > Juvenile fiction.
Teenagers > Juvenile fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION > People & Places > United States > African American.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION > Social Themes > Prejudice & Racism.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION > Performing Arts > Music.
Genre: Coming of age fiction.
Social problem fiction.
Topic Heading: Young adult fiction.

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