Brand: Margaret K. McElderry Books

Product Code: 9781442471818

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Brief Description:
Based on a real-life event and written in verse, this novel relates the disturbing story of one girl's descent into addiction.


Brief Description:
First Margaret K. McElderry Books paperback edition published in 2004.


Brief Description:
Includes speical bonus content: The true story behind Crank.


Brief Description:
Includes a reading group guide to Crank.


Brief Description:
Kristina Georgia Snow is the perfect daughter, gifted high school junior, quiet, never any trouble. But on a trip to visit her absentee father, Kristina disappears and Bree takes her place. Bree is the exact opposite of Kristina. Through a boy, Bree meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul - her life.


Marc Notes:
First Margaret K. McElderry Books paperback edition published in 2004.;Includes speical bonus content: The true story behind Crank.;Includes a reading group guide to Crank.;Kristina Georgia Snow is the perfect daughter, gifted high school junior, quiet, never any trouble. But on a trip to visit her absentee father, Kristina disappears and Bree takes her place. Bree is the exact opposite of Kristina. Through a boy, Bree meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul - her life.;Ages 14 and up.


Publisher Marketing:
The #1 New York Times bestselling tale of addiction--the first in the Crank trilogy--from master poet Ellen Hopkins.

Life was good
before I
met
the monster.


After,
life
was great,
At
least

for a little while.

Kristina Snow is the perfect daughter: gifted high school junior, quiet, never any trouble.

Then, Kristina meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild, ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul--her life.


Review Citations:
  • Audio File 12/01/2008 pg. 64 (EAN 9781598877526, Compact Disc)
  • Kliatt 09/01/2004 pg. 21 (EAN 9780689865190, Paperback)
  • Kirkus Review - Children 10/01/2004 pg. 961 (EAN 9780689865190, Paperback)
  • Publishers Weekly 11/01/2004 pg. 63 (EAN 9780689865190, Paperback)
  • School Library Journal 11/01/2004 pg. 145 (EAN 9780689865190, Paperback)
  • Booklist 11/15/2004 pg. 595 (EAN 9780689865190, Paperback)
  • Booksense '76 Childrens Wtr 04 12/01/2004 pg. 1 (EAN 9780689865190, Paperback)
  • ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 02/15/2005 pg. 1026 (EAN 9780689865190, Paperback)

Contributor Bio:  Hopkins, Ellen
Ellen Hopkins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of fourteen young adult novels, as well as the adult novels Triangles, Collateral, and Love Lies Beneath. She lives with her family in Carson City, Nevada, where she has founded Ventana Sierra, a nonprofit youth housing and resource initiative. Visit her at EllenHopkins.com and on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter at @EllenHopkinsLit.