Title Profile & Character Information

Perfect

Annotation
What would you give up to be perfect? Four teens find out in the New York Times bestselling companion to Impulse.
Everyone has something, someone, somewhere else that they'd rather be. For four high-school seniors, their goals of perfection are just as different as the paths they take to get there.
Cara's parents' unrealistic expectations have already sent her twin brother Conner spiraling toward suicide. For her, perfect means rejecting their ideals to take a chance on a new kind of love. Kendra covets the perfect face and body--no matter what surgeries and drugs she needs to get there. To score his perfect home run--on the field and off--Sean will sacrifice more than he can ever win back. And Andre realizes that to follow his heart and achieve his perfect performance, he'll be living a life his ancestors would never have understood.
Everyone wants to be perfect, but when perfection loses its meaning, how far will you go? What would you give up to be perfect?
A riveting and startling companion to the bestselling Impulse, Ellen Hopkins's Perfect exposes the harsh truths about what it takes to grow up and grow into our own skins, our own selves.

Characters
NameCara
GenderFemale
OccupationStudent
TraitTwin

NameKendra
GenderFemale
OccupationStudent

NameSean
GenderMale
OccupationStudent

NameAndre
GenderMale
OccupationStudent

GenreYoung adult fiction
Coming of age
Psychological
TopicsHigh school students
Identity
Sexual identity
Friendship
Athletes
Eating disorders
Love
Steroids
Ambition
Social acceptance
Teenagers
Relationships