- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan (1973)
- ASIN: B007F4FH6Q
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
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I think it is a great read for someone in early high school.
This was a reading assignment for a school project, after reading the content of the book, I decided against allowing my child to read it.
The story of Benji's addiction is told through multiple perspectives, and each character has his or her own unique voice.
I use this book in my Adolescent Literature course, and I am struck by how Benji's plight is still relevant 40 years later, when record numbers of young people are becoming... Read morePublished 5 months ago by June Pulliam
This book shows addiction from many different points of view. The speakers are believable. There are more thoughts than actual plot events.Published 11 months ago by ahi
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This was a reading assignment for a school project, after reading the content of the book, I decided against allowing my child... Read more
I read this book in highschool, was a very great story. Teaches young teenagers the consequences of heavy drug use and how peer pressure could affect an adolescents mind to do... Read morePublished on May 27, 2009 by Heather
Benjie is a thirteen-year-old living in the inner city with his mother, grandmother and his mother's boyfriend, who has been like a stepfather to Benjie for years. Read morePublished on June 9, 2007 by A. Luciano
13-year-old Benjie from Harlem has a lot of difficulties in his life. He mad many bad choices by choosing to take drugs. Read morePublished on November 30, 2006
i just read this book for the first time and i did not really like it. it is about a 13 yeal old named Benji who is addictied to heroin and under alot of stress. Read morePublished on February 26, 2006