ELLEN HOPKIN CRANK SERIES PDF


In Crank, Ellen Hopkins chronicles the turbulent and often disturbing relationship between Kristina, a character based on her own daughter, and the “monster,”. Crank is a novel by Ellen Hopkins published in It is based loosely on the real life addictions of her daughter to crystal meth. The book is required reading. Glass is the second novel in the verse novel series Crank by Ellen Hopkins, published in hardcover in August and in softcover on April 7, The third.

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Crazy for Young A Kristina starts a relationship with Adam, but feels guilty about Lince.

Retrieved March 23, It hadn’t done much for my friend. Why I swerved off the high road, hard left to nowhere, recklessly indifferent to those coughing my dust, picked up speed no limits,no top eolen, just a high velocity rush to madness.

This book is one of the best books I have ever read on the subject of drug addiction. Jan 05, Audrey rated it it was ok Shelves: That was all Bree. After finding out that Robyn now works at a “whorehouse”, Kristina goes over and is able to sell the girls ice, instead of street crank, which was the only meth they’d had access to.

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I cried for parents who have lost children. They soon arrive in California with only a few pairs of clothes, all their meth, and money. While at Robyn’s house she meets a boy named Trey and starts to crave for people to look like they want or need her.

You’re the best thing that will ever happen to me. This saddens Ellfn and she begins to have sex with Brad. We see the downward spiral she is running towards, while helpless to stop it.

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The answer is yes. Every 2 weeks we send out an e-mail with Book Recommendations. But Kristina gives him back when she finds Hunter on the ground after having fallen from his high chair. Aug 20, booklady added it Recommends it for: But rather it’s the nature of the stylistic choice to write in verse rather than Before anything else, I’ll say I’m glad I read this book.

Trey leaves for college and Kristina soon finds herself becoming attracted to Brad. It’s so very sad.

Kristina had a good life. It is a superbly realistic and terrifying book in its own right. The bedrock of which is elleen that ‘verse’ implies ‘poetry’, and ‘poetry’ in turn promises robust and compact description the better to navigate the tight strictures of poetic spaces and inventive and surprising use of language. Hokpin Crank is not preachy, it does have a fairly clear anti-drug message that may be more effective than a more heavy-handed approach. Or share my feelings.

I am in love with this book. Dec 07, Asghar Abbas rated it it was amazing. Her poetry has been called “interior”. She was born seriee lived as Kristina for 16 years. It will take any who are willing to let. Gee, i seem to be writing a lot of personal reviews lately, don’t I? Read a book set in high school.

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I wrote this review from the perspective of sdries educator, so it might be more beneficial for teachers: I must admit that at times I wonder what would happen to me if I were ever to take drugs. In a way, I’m glad to have seen what she went through. Other books in the series. I’m still quite new to verse novels so it did take me a good pages which took like 20 mins to read, really – you can fly through verse books in no time to get comfortable with the writing style.

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Because Kristina had a history in Nevadashe and Trey are put hopmin homestate bars. She falls in love with two more boys. We have a protagonist, here, who becomes captive of what she refers to as the monster. I know Crank was supposed hopkon bring to light all the dangers of drugs and how using will destroy your life and blah blah blah.

We try to have a get together at the very least a few times a year and almost always this falls on a holiday. View all 13 comments. Apr 09, Cory rated it really liked it.

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Kristina begins to smoke it every day, becoming skinnier and crashing ellen often. I plan on devouring them as quickly as I did this one.

Because I seriws know you guys on a face-to-face level, I really feel as if i can be honest. I read for about half an hour when I first picked it in the early hours of the morning while the rest of the world slept. During her free time she loves to spend it with her family and engage in activities like gardening, camping, fishing, skiing, biking and hiking.

ELLEN HOPKIN CRANK SERIES PDF


In Crank, Ellen Hopkins chronicles the turbulent and often disturbing relationship between Kristina, a character based on her own daughter, and the “monster,”. Crank is a novel by Ellen Hopkins published in It is based loosely on the real life addictions of her daughter to crystal meth. The book is required reading. Glass is the second novel in the verse novel series Crank by Ellen Hopkins, published in hardcover in August and in softcover on April 7, The third.

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When Kristina gets a court order because her mother thinks that Kristina is an unfit mother, she and Trey decide to make a run for it after a picture of her is put in the newspaper asking for people to turn her in. This paucity of concrete detail riddles the novel and drains the narrative of tension. My passion has turned to helping people whom the monster as well as its various partners in crime has tried to destroy.

But, living in the lives of these teenagers, going down with them and not being able to get back up, it helps me greatly to stay away from these monsters and the destruction they cause.

Ellen Hopkins’s daughter did become addicted to Crystal Meth and all of the raw and biting descriptions of the addiction, the emotions, and the physical manifestations of that addiction are very real. I cried for parents who have lost children.

I wanted to take her into my arms and hold her tightly until she had recovered. They did what they could do to help her.

A young girl, fighting with her own demons, visits her long lost father one fateful summer and her life collides with the monster. I recommend this book to anyone who wants a very emotional read, and relatable characters. And guess what else?

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I wanted to get into their heads. It I picked this book out of my advisory grab bag and it’s thickness made me a little nervous about having to tackle such a large book in a week in a half. Preview — Crank by Ellen Hopkins. Refresh and try again. In an email from the author, Ellen Hopkins said her daughter had been clean for four years, as ofbut has also spent 18 months in prison.

While at Robyn’s house she meets a boy named Trey and starts to crave for people to look like they want or need her. It will take any who are willing to let. CrankEllen Hopkins’s first novel, received mostly positive reviews. I felt that much of her writing was cliche, in terms of language and description.

We try to have a get together at the very least a few times a year and almost always this falls on a holiday. Believe me, I put myself in her shoes.

But she did it for her boyfriend.

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Published October 1st by Margaret K. On to the actual story Find all of my reviews at: Aeries hating one of the characters so much for hurting the main character. What did Lucinda look like? They fall asleep in the car after a meal at McDonald’s and are awakened by a cop. Kristina is now addicted to crank. However, it is a fictionalized version of a true story.

It was reported that by the yearEllen Hopkins finally found her biological mother, Toni Chandler who was also a poet and a writer, just like herself.

Crank (Crank, #1) by Ellen Hopkins

In Crank, the drugs are legit scary and the results more tangible and immediate. I have only seen it before on television. This novel portrays the decent into a drug infested haze crnk the most realistic of ways. The main character i This book was Crank takes place the summer before and during the protagonist Kristina’s junior year of high school. Everything about this book is different from anything I have ever read. With the many questions that readers have addressed after reading the book, especially the recurrent seriees of what happened to Kristina, Ellen created the sequel Glass.

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I would like to crani a hot iron poker to the one that hurts her She also loves taking care of her pet German Shepherds.

This book has gritty and gorgeous prose, an addictive plot; it’s thrilling ellfn almost frightening to read, and this is crqnk book that challenged how I perceived things. Please check in with Roberta at author. If you liked “Go Ask Alice” this is the book for you. In the begining Krisitina didn’t want to do Crank or any type of drug. Ellen Hopkins is able to convict a lot of raw emotion in very few words. I say me because I felt as ellenn I alone read the novel, and that I was not simply part of the thousands of others who had read the book from all around the world.

In fact, it’d done nothing. And if you think Death is an end, then I am afraid you haven’t been paying much attention. Seriously, if your teenager ohpkin an average P. The manager there is a porn dealer and offers her a job as a prostitute, but she declines. For her, high school life was mediocre and most of her high school friends are actually also interested in creative pastimes like choir, creative writing, theater and dance—which suited her perfectly fine.

Which brings me to the major weakness of the novel. I can understand this; however, that makes me love this author that much more because she does wrestle these tough subjects. One could say that that aptly xrank the average teenager. The book Crank is one of the best books I have read.