Tricks

Tricks Author Ellen Hopkins
ISBN-10 1416950087
ISBN-13 9781416950080
Year 2011-12-06
Pages 656
Language English
Publisher Margaret K. McElderry Books
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When all choice is taken from you life becomes a game of survival Five teenagers from different parts of the country Three girls Two guys Four straight One gay Some rich Some poor Some from great families Some with no one at all All living their lives as best they can but all searching for freedom safety community family love What they dont expect though is all that can happen when those powerful little words I love you are said for all the wrong reasons These are five moving stories that remain separate at first then weave together to tell a larger more powerful storya story about making choices taking leaps of faith falling down and growing up And figuring out what sex and love are all about TRICKS is informed and inspired by living near Las Vegasa big teen prostitution sceneand by the fact that teen prostitution is not exclusively the result of kids running away from abuse Kids from better families are selling themselves for hefty sums in order to finance addictions or even just to buy jewelry or clothing In some cases parents prostitute their children for the same reason So what happens to the kids who are asking themselves and asking us Can I ever feel OK about myself Highly charged TRICKS is a gripping experience that turns you on and repels you at the same time

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