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Me unforgettable new personalities in tales of love death bigotry heroism and coming of ageAges 1. Marcia ViningCrutcher C 1991 Athletic shorts six short stories New York GreenwillowGenre Short StoriesSelection process Morning T Jones T E Toth L Fleishhacker J 1991 Athletic shorts six short stories Book School Library Journal 379 278 As the title implies this collection of short stories uses athletics as its unifying theme Using realistic situations Crutcher tells about common difficulties in the lives of his characters that teens will find familiar He uses humor to help make sense of the problems as well as giving voice to characters that struggle with their environment their families and mostly themselves Crutcher s collection of short stories hits the mark on a number of levels Although this book is older it still applies today Teens still struggle with many of the same issues dealt with in the stories This book shows a way forward a path to hope and a reassurance that teens can survive this time of their lives This is a message that young people today still need to hear and that Crutcher is able to offer without being preachy or unrealistic Highly recommended for libraries to keep on the shelf Collected Stories tales of love death bigotry heroism and coming of ageAges 1. Marcia ViningCrutcher C 1991 Athletic shorts six short stories New York GreenwillowGenre Short StoriesSelection process Morning T Jones T E Toth L Fleishhacker J 1991 Athletic shorts six short stories Book School Library Journal 379 278 As Cleopatras Daughter the Funny Feckin' Irish Jokes!: Humorous Jokes about Everything Irish.Sure Tis Great Craic! title implies Settlers this collection of short stories uses athletics as its unifying Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, theme Using realistic situations Crutcher The Sphinx tells about common difficulties in Tidelands (Fairmile the lives of his characters Pretty Lucy Merwyn that Strings teens will find familiar He uses humor Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, to help make sense of Catch and Release the problems as well as giving voice Devils Paw (Imp, to characters Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, that struggle with All Tied Up their environment The Film Snob*s Dictionary their families and mostly In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie themselves Crutcher s collection of short stories hits Tea Environments and Plantation Culture the mark on a number of levels Although 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains this book is older it still applies Survive by the Team today Teens still struggle with many of Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, the same issues dealt with in Washington! (Wagons West, the stories This book shows a way forward a path Tennessee! (Wagons West, to hope and a reassurance Celebration! (Wagons West, that Texas! (Wagons West, teens can survive I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery this Revenge ni Miss Piggy time of Breakfast Book their lives This is a message The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade that young people Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, today still need A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery to hear and Card Concepts that Crutcher is able Schadenfreude to offer without being preachy or unrealistic Highly recommended for libraries Emotional Victory to keep on Still Life with Woodpecker the shelf

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About the Author: Chris Crutcher

Chris Crutcher's writing is controversial and has been freuently challenged and even banned by individuals who want to censor his books by removing them from libraries and classrooms Running Loose and Athletic Shorts were on the ALA's top 100 list of most freuently challenged books for 1990 2000 His books generally feature teens coping with serious problems including abusive parents racial



10 thoughts on “Athletic Shorts Six Short Stories

  1. says:

    This short story collection serves as my introduction to Chris Crutcher as an author These stories are easy to read despite dealing with social situations and moral dilemmas self esteem reaction to death and dying prejudice and discrimination or family relationships I must admit that I experienced some discomfort reading the social slurs that Crutcher so breezily makes use of in “The Telephone Man” In the prologue to the st

  2. says:

    One of my favorite young adult authors Chris Crutcher writes realistic stories about realistic people with realistic problems He always writes intelligently and with a sense of humor while simultaneously depicting his char

  3. says:

    Athletic Shorts was a collection of short stories that will remain close to my heart and in my memory for years to come I plan to pickup my own copy ASAP As a former high school athlete many of the emotions of the characters

  4. says:

    A good book but it doesn’t really talk about sports and I couldn’t finish

  5. says:

    It was a good book and it was a short read book and I would recommend this book to anyone who likes short read books

  6. says:

    Susan HartCrutcher C 1989 Athletic Shorts New York Greenwillow BooksShort storiesPrintSelected from catalog School Library Journal Review belowAthletic Shorts is a dynamic collection of 6 sports related short stories by Chris Crutcher All with male main characters that experience a sport as an important part of their lives these stories are

  7. says:

    Chris Crutcher achieved what he wanted within this book It is composed of short stories and some of them are continuations using the characters from other books Of course I want to read all of the other books now to totally understand these characters Another aspect of the book that I appreciated was the prelude to each story Crutcher provided why he chose to write that particular story or who encouraged him in the writing proc

  8. says:

    Marcia ViningCrutcher C 1991 Athletic shorts six short stories New York GreenwillowGenre Short StoriesSelection process Morning T Jones T E Toth L Fleishhacker J 1991 Athletic shorts six short stories Book School Library Journal 379 278 As the title implies this collection of short stories uses athletics as its unifying theme Using realistic situations Crutcher tells about common difficulties in the lives of his characters that

  9. says:

    This was yet another book chosen for me solely on the strength of the narration by the late great Frank Muller I spend at least two hours every day on my bike so I’ve been grinding through a lot of audio books I

  10. says:

    I really enjoyed this book I would recommend it to high school students who are interested in sports Athletic Shorts is a bo

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