Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories by Chris CrutcherAthletic Shorts: Six Short Stories by Chris Crutcher

Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories

byChris Crutcher

Paperback | November 5, 2002

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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 has written nine critically acclaimed novels, an autobiography, and two collections of short stories. He has won three lifetime achievement awards for the body of his work: the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Outstanding Literature for Young Adults, the ALAN Award for a Significant Contribution to Adolescent Literature, an...
Title:Athletic Shorts: Six Short StoriesFormat:PaperbackPublished:November 5, 2002Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060507837

ISBN - 13:9780060507831

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17


Editorial Reviews

“If the stereotype of the ‘bonehead jock’ is ever to be defeated, it will be at Crutcher’s hands…compelling enough to engage even the most sedentary readers.”