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Athletic Shorts

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24253533M
ISBN 109780061968341
OCLC/WorldCa463451593

  Banned #44 Top Banned/Challenged Books: - South Carolina - Challenged in Charleston County for divorce, violence, AIDS, and homosexuality. Categories YA Book. Tags Athletic Shorts, Chris Crutcher, Granny Wendy. Athletic Shorts Chris Crutcher. Genre: Sports: Page Count: Part of a Series? No: Age Level: 12 — up This book is The Best Almost Great Good Decent Okay. RATINGS PAGE. The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey; Kids of Appetite; Every Day; The 6th Grade Nickname Game; Uprising; More Adventures of the Great Brain;. Men's Zipper Detail Pocket Flight " Stretch Shorts, Created for Macy's $ Sale $ Athletic Shorts | 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 : Greenwillow Books.


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Athletic Shorts: Six short stories is a short chapter book that has six different stories that don't have any similarities amongst another. Characters are depicted through authentic detail and issues that are rather not talked about amongst people.

Some stories are gruesome and violent with vulgar slurs and phrases/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(31).

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The common thread to those five stories is they all contain characters from Crutcher's novels. Petey, Johnny, and Telephone Man reappear from The Crazy Horse Electric Game. These six stories from acclaimed author Chris Crutcher are about athletes, but are not simply sports stories.

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Goodreads members who liked Athletic Shorts: Six Short. In ATHLETIC SHORTS, Chris Crutcher presents original Athletic Shorts book stories involving characters from his previous novels.

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Athletic Shorts is a collection of six short stories, five of them published for the first time in the collection. The common thread to those five stories is they all contain characters from Crutcher's novels.

Petey, Johnny, and Telephone Man reappear from The Crazy Horse Electric Game. Banned Book Week Review (2): Athletic Shorts Okay, so I'm a day behind with my second Banned Book Week review.

I reached my goal of buying and reading two books from the ALA's Most Frequently Challenged Books. ATHLETIC SHORTS, a collection of short stories requested and edited by Bantam Doubleday Dell, is Crutcher's chance to revisit some of the characters born in his previous books.

"In my travels around the country," Crutcher says, "I am constantly asked what happens to. Athletic Shorts. by Chris Crutcher. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.

Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to Buy. Amazon; Apple Books; Audiobook; Audiobooks Now; B&N ; Book Passage ; Book People ; Books & Books ; Books Inc ; Books-A-Million ; Brookline Booksmith ; Changing. These six powerful short stories chronicle bits of the lives of characters, major and minor, who have walked the rugged terrain of Chris Crutcher's earlier works.

They also introduce some new and unforgettable personalities who may well be heard from again in future books.

As with all Crutcher's work, these are stories about athletes, and yet they are not sport stories.4/5(31). Six short stories, five of them about characters from Crutcher's novels. The protagonists are involved in sports, but the real theme is growing—grappling with something tough and finding the courage to carry on.

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Chris Crutcher has been criticized for “packing too much into one book, for depicting [his] characters’ hardships too graphically, and for using language and ideas that kids don’t need to be exposed to” (p. 2, Athletic Shorts). Using Stotan!as a reference, ask students how they would argue against or defend that statement.

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The book. The book Athletic Shorts, by Chris Crutcher, has become controversial in Grand Rapids, Michigan, because one of the stories contains the word "nigger." After a parent complained, the teacher was suspended and the book was removed from the schools, including the libraries.

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It tackles some of the grittiest issues facing teenagers today-racism, underage drinking, AIDS-with superb sensitivity and humor. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY If the stereotype of the ``bonehead jock'' is ever to be defeated, it will be at Crutcher's hands. In these six short stories, he and his athlete protagonists take on such weighty issues as racism, homophobia, sexism and the teenager's essential task of coming to terms with his parents/5(4).

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It tackles some of the grittiest issues facing teenagers today-racism, underage drinking, AIDS-with superb sensitivity and humor. Athletic Shorts.

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May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and. The book I read this month is Athletic Shorts, it is a book full of short stories about times in teenagers lives who are in sports. The story that I am going to make into my report is the second story of the book "The Pin.".

Setting: Before wrestling season, location unknown. The stories are powerful and moving and go very nicely together. This is a highly recommended book. Annotation: Athletic Shorts is a collection of six stories that show off Crutcher’s ability to combine humor and serious issues in an engaging and realistic way.Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories View larger image.

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