Winner of the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize 2018 Winner of the Childrens Book of the Year 2018 at the British Book Awards #1 New York Times bestseller Now a major motion picture, starring Amandla Stenberg A Teen Vogue Best YA Book of the Year “Stunning.”-John Green “A masterpiece.”-The Huffington Post “An essential read for everyone.”-Teen Vogue “Outstanding.” -The Guardian Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping YA novel about one girls struggle for justice.