Synopses & Reviews
This is a story about a monster. Not a dragon or a mythological beast, but a very real, very destructive monster--crystal meth--that takes hold of seventeen-year-old Kristina Snow and transforms her into her reckless alter-ego Bree. Based on her own daughter's addiction to crystal meth, Ellen Hopkins' novel-in-verse is a vivid, transfixing look into teenage drug use. Told in Kristina's voice, it provides a realistic portrayal of the tortured logic of an addict.
Based on a real-life event and written in verse, this novel relates the disturbing story of one girl's descent into addiction.
About the Author
Ellen Hopkins is the #1 andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling author of eleven young adult novels, as well as the adult novels andlt;iandgt;Trianglesandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Collateral, andlt;/iandgt;and andlt;iandgt;Love Lies Beneathandlt;/iandgt;. 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. For more information on Ventana Sierra, go to VentanaSierra.org.