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Anger is a gift: A Novel

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A story of resilience and loss, love and family, Mark Oshiro's Anger is a Gift testifies to the vulnerability and strength of a community living within a system of oppression

Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media' s vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks.

Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals their own school. New rules. Random locker searches. Constant intimidation and Oakland Police Department stationed in their halls. Despite their youth, the students decide to organize and push back against the administration.

When tensions hit a fever pitch and tragedy strikes, Moss must face a difficult choice: give in to fear and hate or realize that anger can actually be a gift.

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African Americans
Anger
Anger -- Juvenile fiction
Anxiety
Anxiety -- Fiction
Anxiety -- Juvenile fiction
Audiobooks
Fathers -- Death
Fathers -- Death -- Fiction
Grief -- Fiction
High school students -- Fiction
Oakland (Calif.) -- Fiction
Panic disorders -- Fiction
Police -- Complaints against -- Fiction
Police misconduct -- United States
Police misconduct -- United States -- Fiction
Police shootings
Police shootings -- Fiction
Protest movements -- Fiction
Racism in education -- Fiction
School management and organization -- Fiction
Student movements
Student movements -- Fiction
Student protesters -- Fiction
Teenagers
Teenagers -- Fiction
Teenagers -- Juvenile fiction
Young adult fiction
title_display Anger is a gift
title_full Anger Is a Gift A Novel
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Anxiety
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Fathers
Grief
High school students
Panic disorders
Police
Police misconduct
Police shootings
Protest movements
Racism in education
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School management and organization
Student movements
Student protesters
Teenagers
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