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Pages: 128

Language: English

Publisher: Puffin Books (Feb. 2000)

By: Alice Childress(Author)

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Benjie can stop using heroin anytime he wants to. He just doesn't want to yet. Why would he want to give up something that makes him feel so good, so relaxed, so tuned-out? As Benjie sees it, there's nothing much to tune in for. School is a waste of time, and home life isn't much better. All Benjie wants is for someone to believe in him, for someone to believe that he's more than a thirteen-year-old junkie. Told from the perspectives of the people in his life-including his mother, stepfather, teachers, drug dealer, and best friend-this powerful story will draw you into Benjie's troubled world and force you to confront the uncertainty of his future.

"The characters are vibrantly real, the story makes a stunning impact". -- Chicago Tribune Book World


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  • By C. Allen on 31 July 2009

    Confusing at times, what with the different chapters depicting different characters view points on the story in hand. But once you get a grasp of it, you can really get into it for the short length of the text. To sum up, enjoyable and thought provoking.

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