Everything you need to understand or teach Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher.
Eric is worried about his best friend Sarah; she is in the hospital unable or perhaps refusing to speak to anyone. Burned as a child she has always been his rock through troubled times since Middle School when his obesity made them outcasts together. Now he must figure out what is so horrendous that Sarah would choose to stay in the hospital and help her even if it means putting himself and their friendship in danger.
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes Lesson Plans contain 151 pages of teaching material, including: