A socially conscious coming of age love story from internet sensation Mark Oshiro, Anger is a Gift testifies to the vulnerability and resilience of a community facing injustice while still managing to hold hope for a better tomorrow.
Moss Jeffries, a young teen in Oakland, is the hero of this energizing, emotionally powerful contemporary YA debut about the modern teenage experience. Join Moss as he fights to survive the systemic effects of institutionalized racism, falls in love and explores his orientation, all the while hoping to protect his friends and family amidst the struggles of the modern-day civil rights movement.
“Part sweet love story, part social justice commentary, this title begs to be read. Give this to fans of Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give.”—School Library Journal, starred review