Us author ellen hopkins, whose young adult fiction tackles controversial topics, writes poem addressing censorship to coincide with banned books week. 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. Books challenged or banned in it was the first book banned in new zealand in along with the two other titles in the “crank trilogy” after a. Where/why it’s been banned: unfortunately hopkins’ book, crank, along with her other books have been banned too many times in too many places to add insult to injury, hopkins has even been dis-invited to the teen lit fest in humble, texas to simplify this i’m including this link to an.
Each book that is banned or censored is done so for the content within the pages there are a few common reasons that books have been banned or censored in schools.
Banned & challenged books equity crank, by ellen hopkins reasons: drugs a book about eggs, sperm, birth, babies.
The book is crank by ellen hopkins i need to know if it is banned or challenged so that i can do my censorship unit over it for english. York times bestselling author -- a road pitted with pain (my first novel, crank, was inspired by my daughter's descent into the hell that is methamphetamine addiction) afterward, i signed books, and as the room emptied one lovely young woman remained she came forward and when i asked her name.
Unlike last year, i'm taking banned books week seriously here and reviewing a book that has been banned and challengedi recently listened to the audiobook version of crank by ellen hopkins, and. First in controversial verse poetry series about addiction read common sense media's crank review, age rating, and parents guide.