Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories

Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories

by Chris Crutcher

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Overview

These six stories from acclaimed author Chris Crutcher are about athletes, but are not simply sports stories.

Here he presents characters from some of his best–loved novels, as well as creating some unforgettable new personalities, in tales of love, death, bigotry, heroism, and coming of age.

Ages 11+

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060507831
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/05/2002
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 646,212
Product dimensions: 7.16(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

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. He has won three lifetime achievement awards for the body of his work: the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the ALAN Award, and the NCTE National Intellectual Freedom Award. Chris Crutcher lives in Spokane, Washington.

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