No longer the land of the free. But home of a few brave souls. From 1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins comes an edge-of-your-seat novel about two teens struggling to survive in a radicalized, militarized United States.
Ellen Hopkins is the best-selling author of the enormously popular Crank trilogy of young adult YA books. Although she was an established poet, journalist and freelance writer before the success of CrankHopkins is now an award-winning YA author with five bestselling novels in verse for teens. Her novels in verse attract many teen readers because of their realistic topics, authentic teen voice, and the appealing poetic format that is easy to read.
Ellen Louise Hopkins born March 26, is a novelist who has published several New York Times bestselling novels that are popular among the teenage and young adult audience. Hopkins began her writing career in Hopkins has since written several verse novels exposing teenage struggles such as drug addiction, mental illness,and prostitution, including CrankBurnedImpulseIdenticalGlassTricksTiltand Fallout.
Impulse is a American young adult novel in verse written by Ellen Hopkins. The novel digs into the lives of three troubled teenagers as they try to work their way out of the hospital by getting through what put them there. Template:Plot-improve From the book jacket:. Conner Sykes : Conner is the perfect boy.
Welcome to my home page, that is. To go all the way back to my beginning requires rewinding—eek! Did you know I published twenty nonfiction books for children before moving into young adult fiction?
Ellen Hopkins: Crank is my first YA novel. I was writing as a freelance journalist and nonfiction author, while dabbling in books for children — picture books — and raising three children. After struggling with her addiction for several years, she wound up in prison.
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. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Authors such as Ellen Hopkins, Robin Benway, and Ava Dellaira will be attending the event, speaking during panels and signing books. For all the book lovers, YA enthusiast, or bibliophiles in general, this is an event that you cannot miss out on. Lunch will be catered and provided for attendees from Panera.
Though there is now a long list of YA authors writing about complex and painful topics that affect teens, Ellen Hopkinswho has penned more than a dozen teen novels, remains an institution. For her, the pull has always been personal, beginning with Crankpublished in October Crank changed the way Hopkins looked at writing.
Ellen Hopkins is a celebrated name among Young Adult novel writers. She has published several New York Times bestselling novels. Her key works include Crank, Identical and Burned. These novels discuss delicate teenage issues such as, psychological problems, prostitution, drug addiction and other such issues that trouble young generation of today.