Facing Up Resources & Further Study

Robin F. Brancato
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Allen, Constance. Review. In School Library Journal, April 1984: 122. A short negative review.

Commire, Anne, ed. Something About the Author. Vol 23. Detroit: Gale ReFaciiig Up search, 1981. Contains a brief sketch of the author's life and works.

Flowers, Ann. Review. In Horn Book, 60 April 1984: 199. While finding it "less observant of the social milieu" than The Outsiders, Flowers, nevertheless considers Facing Up filled with "vitality and interest."

Marowski, Daniel, ed. Contemporary Literary Criticism. Vol 35. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Contains excerpts from reviews of Brancato's novels.

Yablonsky, Victoria. Review. In Voice of Youth Advocates, October 1984: 195.

While noting "the use of some negative female stereotypes," this reviewer suggests that Facing Up be considered by those seeking novels dealing with friendships between adolescent males.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Facing Up 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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