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"Author Feature-Chris Crutcher." Carmel Clay Public Library Young Adult Department. http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/ya/crutcher.htm Short summaries of each Crutcher novel including a discussion of themes and subjects.

"Author Profile: Chris Crutcher." TeenReads.Com http://www.teenreads.com/authors/au-crutcher-chris.asp Good in-depth interview with Crutcher, focusing on the connection between his work as a therapist and as a storyteller.

Also includes Crutcher's views about how teachers can better connect with students, and about the use of classics in the classroom.

Chris Crutcher Web Site. http://www.aboutcrutcher.com Author's official website contains biographical information, links to more resources, and essays by Crutcher regarding school violence.

Crutcher, Chris. "On Writing Sports Fiction." In Literature for Today's Young Adult Online http://occ.awlonline.com/bookbind/pubbooks/nilsen_awl/chapter5/customl/deluxe-content.html Crutcher talks about the role of sports in his novel, and the...

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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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