Flirtin’ with the Monster

Edited by Ellen Hopkins


What ebook format do I need?

Publication Date: April 2009

Pre-Order Now

About the Book

Where is the line between truth and fiction?

Why do love and addiction so often go hand in hand?

What does the real “Kristina” think about the way her story is told in Crank and Glass?

Crank and Glass have always been more than just stories. Join their author Ellen Hopkins and a host of other writers as they delve deep into Kristina’s story, from the straight truth on the physical effects of methamphetamine addiction to the psychological consequences of keeping secrets (and how Hopkins’ books have encouraged so many teens to reveal theirs).

With an essay by Ellen’s real-life daughter (the basis for the character of “Kristina”) that tells her version of the events that inspired the books—along with perspectives from “Scott,” “Jake,” and 10-year-old “Hunter,” the baby from CrankFlirtin’ with the Monster is a compelling journey through the complexities of Hopkins’ beloved bestselling works.

Back to Top

About the Editor

Ellen Hopkins

Ellen Hopkins is a poet and award-winning author, with 20 published nonfiction books for children and five New York Times bestselling young adult novels-in-verse. Her sixth novel publishes August 2009. She is currently hard at work on her seventh and says she hopes for a Printz nomination before she reaches her expiration date. Hopkins lives with her husband, 11-year-old son, two dogs, one cat and a “whole mess of fish” on her hilltop estate near Carson City, Nev.

Go to the Editor Page

Back to Top

Publication Details

Format: E-book Pdf

Format: Paperback

Dimensions: 6 x 9 x 1 in.

Weight: 1.25 lbs.

Publication Date: April 21, 2009

Format: E-book Mobi

Format: E-book Epub

Back to Top