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Crank

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by Ellen Hopkins

Ellen Hopkins's semi-autobiographical verse novel,Crank, reads like aGo Ask Alicefor the 21st century. In it, she chronicles the turbulent and often disturbing relationship between Kristina, a character based on her own daughter, and the "monster," … see full wiki

Author: Ellen Hopkins
Genre: Teens
Publisher: McElderry
2 reviews about Crank
review by . September 01, 2010
Kristina is a good girl.  She's intelligent, has a bright future ahead of her... so why is there a Bree?  Bree is Kristina's alter-ego - she has been lying dormant for years.  But things are about to change - Bree wants out.     On a trip to visit her estranged father, Kristina or should I say Bree, meets Adam.  He's someone Kristina would never think of dating, but Bree sees Adam and knows he must be hers. When Adam introduces her to Crank, Kristina knows …
review by . October 07, 2009
Kristina was an average teen until the monster took hold of her. A visit to her estranged father the summer before her senior year of high school introduces her to the wrong guy, and he gets her hooked on crystal meth. When she's high, her alter-ego, Bree, takes control. She's everything that Kristina is not: promiscuous, rude, assertive--and powerful. After Kristina returns home, she finds herself in a battle for control between what's right and what the monster demands.     Ellen …
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