This is a book cover that I’ve created of a book called The Hate You Give, by Angie Thomas. the book tells the story of sixteen-year-old Starr Carter, balancing her life between the poor turbulent neighbourhood and the fancy suburban prep school she attends, her life took a drastic turn after witnessing the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend, Khalil, by a white policeman. Starr is the only person who’s able to support and give Khalil justice over his actions. How did she react in a situation like this?

Throughout the book,  the word “brave” was repeated over and over again by other people around Starr, complimenting her of being very brave for standing up for Khalil and not giving up. Starr, however, didn’t think herself as the brave girl others’ said she is, but thinks of herself as a coward. After going though the different interviews and chaoses around the neighbourhood, Starr learned to face the society and fight back against the hate people are giving to Khalil from an interview with the police officer who shot him.

Substance Abuse and Body Image

Drugs and pills that help you accomplish your destined body image could be extremely dangerous and cause serious health harms to the body, such as depression, heart problems and death. So what is a healthy way to accomplish the beautiful body image you’ve always dreamed? The solution is not complicated,  a very simple way of expressing it is to think healthily, because “health is not about what you’re eating. It’s also about what you’re thinking and saying”. To have a healthy body and lifestyle, you need to eat the correct food and amount of food, exercise frequently to keep yourself active, sleep enough hours every night so that you have full strength to face every next day of your life. Be happy with yourself and treat your body with respect, because you only get one your whole life.


The Boxer Walk

I think the foreign missionaries didn’t deserve such bad reputation, because their objective was to bring their own product and religions into China, and making it a better nation by influencing them and improving their technology. In a way, the foreigners brought a positive impact to China, the Boxers, however, misunderstood their true purpose, seeing them as a threat to their own culture and nation, wanting to expel them from China through violence.