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Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories
by Chris Crutcher

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Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories by Chris Crutcher 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+

Chris Crutcher

About Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories Description

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. Running Loose and Athletic Shorts were on the ALA's top 100 list of most frequently challenged books for 1990-2000. His books generally feature teens coping with serious problems, including abusive parents, racial

Data Book Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories

Original Title Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories ISBN 0060507837 (ISBN13: 9780060507831 ) Edition Language English Literary Awards Michigan Library Association Thumbs Up! Award (1992) (16)