Chris Crutcher

a Stotan for young adults by Bryan Gillis

Publisher: Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • American Young adult fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBryan Gillis and Pam B. Cole
SeriesScarecrow studies in young adult literature -- no. 45
ContributionsCole, Pam B., 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.R786 Z68 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25323902M
ISBN 109780810885622, 9780810885639
LC Control Number2012018881

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Bestselling author Chris Crutcher’s controversial and acclaimed novel follows a group of outcasts as they take on inequality and injustice in their high school. "Crutcher's superior gifts as a storyteller and his background as a working therapist combine to make magic in Whale Talk.

Chris crutcher About the Book A provocative and heart-wrenching novel about family, loss, and loyalty from acclaimed and bestselling author Chris Crutcher. Losers Bracket is the powerful and gripping new novel by the author of Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes and Whale Talk.

When it comes to family, Annie is in the losers bracket. Chris Crutcher He received the Margaret Edwards Award from the American Library Association in for his lifetime contribution in writing for teens.

Many of his books have been challenged and in some cases banned from classrooms, including his debut novel Running Loose (), Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories (), and Whale Talk ().

Chris Crutcher has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. Chris Crutcher’s most popular book is Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes. Chris Crutcher's writing is controversial, and has been frequently challenged and even banned by individuals who want to censor his books by removing them from libraries and classrooms.

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The Chris Crutcher book, Running Loose by Chris Crutcher is about a high schooler named Louis and what he goes through during his senior year. It starts out with Louis and his best friend Carter preparing for the upcoming football season/5.

Whale Talk   Ironman is a novel by young adult writer Chris Crutcher who studied art and literature at the University of Notre Dame in his twenties. He created the novel's cover image himself using the medium of oil : Chris Crutcher.

Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories is a young adult fiction short story collection by Chris Crutcher. Most of the stories are related to Crutcher's early work. This book also contains the short story A Brief Moment in the Life of Angus Bethune which first appeared in Connections, edited by Donald R.

Gallo, published in by Delacorte Press. It was adapted into the film : Chris Crutcher. Chris Crutcher’s dad was an Air Force pilot, and his parents were “just passing through” Dayton, Ohio, when Chris was born on J Crutcher claims his parents “were in Cascade before I got dry,” referring to Cascade, Idaho, the small lumber and logging town of about people where he was raised.

Chris Crutcher has written nine critically acclaimed novels, an autobiography, and two collections of short stories. Drawing on his experience as a family therapist and child protection specialist, Crutcher writes honestly about real issues facing teenagers today: making it through school, competing in sports, handling rejection and failure, and dealing with parents.

Chris Crutcher, born in the small and isolated logging town of Cascade, Idaho, on Jgraduated from the Eastern Washington State University in and, despite what he calls his. Bestselling author Chris Crutcher’s controversial and acclaimed novel follows a group of outcasts as they take on inequality and injustice in their high school.

"Crutcher's superior gifts as a storyteller and his background as a working therapist combine to make magic in Whale Talk/5(). The main characters in the book "Stotan", by Chris Crutcher, are Walker, Nortie, Lion, and Jeff.

Walker is the narrator of the story and Frost High School's top distance swimmer. Walker has an older brother named Long John. He is in his thirties. Long John is lazy and doesn't take care of himself.

He gets in trouble for drugs and drinking.4/5. Chris Crutcher has written nine critically acclaimed novels, an autobiography, and two collections of short stories. Drawing on his experience as a family therapist and child protection specialist, Crutcher writes honestly about real issues facing teenagers today: making it through school, competing in sports, handling rejection and failure, and dealing with parents/5().

Chris Crutcher has written nine critically acclaimed novels, an autobiography, and two collections of short stories. Drawing on his experience as a family therapist and child protection specialist, Crutcher writes honestly about real issues facing teenagers today making it through school, competing in sports, handling rejection and failure, and dealing with parents/5(14).

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this young adult, realistic fiction story are,/5. Ironman by Chris Crutcher is about a kid named Bo Brewster who first gets in trouble with his football coach and English teacher.

They got in a huge argument and the teacher said the only way Bo could be in his class is if he went to Mr. Nak's anger management class. At the anger management class he meets a girl named Shelly and they start dating. Chris Crutcher has written nine critically acclaimed novels, an autobiography, and two collections of short stories.

Drawing on his experience as a family therapist and child protection specialist, Crutcher writes honestly about real issues facing teenagers today: making it through school, competing in sports, handling rejection and failure, and dealing with parents/5(17).

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"Crutcher's superior gifts as a storyteller and his background as a working therapist combine to make magic in Whale Talk/5(88). Book reviews. Deadline Chris Crutcher Review by Norah Piehl. October Eighteen-year-old Ben Wolf has just received a death sentence—he has an aggressive, terminal form of leukemia and at most a year to live but he's not about to take it lying down.

"I'm not going bald and puking. I don't have anything to teach anyone about life, and I'm. Chris Crutcher fills these three stories with raw emotion. They are about insecurity, anger, and prejudice.

But they are also about love, freedom, and power. About surviving. And hope. Every kid in this group wants to fly. Every kid in this group has too much ballast. Nak's Angry Management group is a place for misfits. A place for stories. The following are the ten most important events in the novel Deadline by Chris Crutcher.

A blood test reveals that high school student Ben Wolf has a rare blood disease and has less than a year to. Deadline by Chris Crutcher tells the story of Ben Wolf, an eighteen-year-old high school senior who is dying from a rare blood disease. He decides to forgo treatment and live his last year to the fullest.

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Stotan: A cross between a Stoic and a Spartin. It's the last swimming season for Walker, Nortie, Lion, and Jeff, and their coach is building their self-discipline in a grueling four-hour-a-day test of stamina designed to bring them to the outer edge of their capabilities.

Chris Crutcher, the acclaimed and bestselling author of Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes, shares a provocative story about family, loss, and loyalty that is perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Laurie Halse Anderson.

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