Crank by ellen hopkins october 14, 2009 filed under: banned books unit shelbyjo @ 9:13 pm 1 i would only recommend this book to the students that can handle the amount of drug use and sexuality in this book crank also has an extensive vocabulary. Happy banned books week i chose to exercise my freedom to read with crank by ellen hopkins this book is so popular, i rarely see it. Ellen hopkins talks about censorship efforts targeting her book, crank, and her reaction to people who wish to censor her book. Welcome to this month's banned books feature this month beth and i have read crank by ellen hopkins synopsis: in crank, ellen hopkins chronicles the turbulent and often disturbing relationship between kristina, a character based on her own daughter, and the monster, the highly. Getting banned part 2: ellen hopkins on censorship my first novel, crank, was the fourth most challenged book in 2010 while i chose to write it as fiction, it was inspired by the very true story of my own teen daughter's addiction to crystal meth.
Browse our books find this pin and more on banned books by meridianlibrary crank (and series) by ellen hopkins (challenged for drugs, offensive language, and sexually explicit. Banned book club meets the third tuesday of every month at doyle's public house meeting room we exclusively read books that have been banned or challenged, usually at schools or school libraries crank by ellen hopkins july 2011: the hunger games by suzanne collins. Crank ellen hopkins i i realize it's thursday of banned books week and i still haven't posted a review of a banned book, despite pledging to do so bad blogger well, here goes: i read crank a couple weeks ago when i was traveling i pulled it out on my plane ride, and despite not. Simon & schuster's challenged and banned books complete listing - kids/teen and tango makes three nasreen's secret school addie on the inside agony of alice america are you there god it's me, margaret better nate than ever blubber crank fade fallout. Ellen hopkins is the #1 new york times bestselling author of thirteen young adult novels, as well as the adult novels triangles, collateral, and love lies.
Learn about ellen hopkins bestselling author of the frequently challenged crank trilogy and other novels in verse for young adults. Unlike last year, i'm taking banned books week seriously here and reviewing a book that has been banned and challenged i recently listened to the audiobook version of crank by ellen hopkins, and realized that it was perfect for this feature. Ellen hopkin's crank is the fourth most frequently challenged book of 2010 crank was challenged due to drugs, offensive language, racism, and for being sexually explicit. Interview with ellen hopkins by ellen's titles include crank , impulse, glass, and fallout ml: while some people joke that they wish their book was banned because it would be great for sales. Crank (book) : hopkins, ellen : based on a real-life event and written in verse, this novel relates the disturbing story of one girl's descent into addiction.
Video: why was animal farm banned even before its publication in 1945 the banned book unlike other books which may be banned for several reasons, there's really only one main reason that animal farm has ever been banned: the critique of communism. Transcript of ellen hopkins banned books her books, primarily crank, have been targeted with bans and challenges throughout the years ellen hopkins most of ellen hopkins books have been challenged, and some have been banned.
Hopkins, ellen (2004) crank margaret k mcelderry books isbn: 9780689865190 537 pages $1099 author's website: reader's annotation: while visiting her estranged father, kristina develops and alter-ego named bree and falls hard into the world of meth. The chocolate war study guide contains a biography of robert cormier, literature essays, quiz questions massachusetts, local parents attempted to have the book banned from their children's eighth-grade english class the argument was that while the book had merit, it was too violent. Brave new world among top 10 books americans most want banned the list is a compilation of complaints made to libraries and schools requesting a book be banned because of its content crank by ellen hopkins reasons: drugs, offensive language. Entice your tweens and teens them with controversy -- banned books, specifically this just might motivate your kids (and mine) to read hook your tweens and teens on reading banned books my kids aren't reading like the used to crank by ellen hopkins need more ideas.