Athletic Shorts Resources & Further Study

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Brown, Jennifer. "PW Talks with Chris Crutcher." Publishers Weekly (March 12,2001): 92. Short interview focusing on novel Whale Talk and Crutcher's reactions to rash of school shootings.

Bushman, John. "Coping with Harsh Realities: The Novels of Chris Crutcher." English Journal (March 1992): 82-84. Brief plot summaries of each novel, but also, a focus on themes and characters in each book make up the majority of the essay. Quotes from the novels are used to illustrate the themes of each novel.

Carpenter, Marilyn. "A Conversation with Chris Crutcher." New Advocate (Summer 2000): 201-12. Long interview where Crutcher discusses his novels, his themes, and his passion for truth-telling, and focuses on the novel Whale Talk.

Carter, Betty. "Eyes Wide Open." School Library Journal (June 2000): 42-45. In the wake of winning the Margaret Edwards Award, Crutcher answers questions about the themes in his books, his goal in writing for teenagers, and his life growing...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Athletic Shorts from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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