Traffick

Traffick

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Five teens victimized by sex trafficking try to find their way to a new life in this riveting companion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Tricks from Ellen Hopkins, author of Crank.
In her bestselling novel, Tricks, Ellen Hopkins introduced us to five memorable characters tackling enormous questions: Eden, the preacher's daughter who turns tricks in Las Vegas and is helped into a child prostitution rescue; Seth, the gay farm boy disowned by his father; Whitney, the privileged kid coaxed into the life by a pimp; Ginger, who runs away from home with her girlfriend and is arrested for soliciting an undercover cop; and Cody, whose gambling habit forces him into the life.
And now, in Traffick, these five are faced with the toughest question of all: Is there a way out? How these five teenagers face the aftermath of their decisions and experiences is the soul of this story that exposes the dark, ferocious underbelly of the child trafficking trade. Heart wrenching and hopeful, Traffick takes us on five separate but intertwined journeys through the painful challenges of recovery, rehabilitation, and renewal to forgiveness and love.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 38mm | 420g
  • Margaret K McElderry Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 6-c cvr--sfx: metallic stock, spot uv; matte finish
  • 1442482885
  • 9781442482883
  • 615,801

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"Hopkins's use of free verse allows the raw emotion to shine through, and mature teens will hang on to every word... Recommended widely for older YA readers." * School Library Journal * "Hopkins' undeniable empathyfor young people remains sincere and moving." * Booklist * Mature readers will...cry when reading this work. -- School Library Connection
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About Ellen Hopkins

Ellen Hopkins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous young adult novels, as well as the adult novels such as Triangles, Collateral, and Love Lies Beneath. She lives with her family in Carson City, Nevada, where she has founded Ventana Sierra, a nonprofit youth housing and resource initiative. Follow her on Twitter at @EllenHopkinsLit.
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Rating details

5,223 ratings
4.27 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (1,719)
3 15% (805)
2 2% (130)
1 0% (24)
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