Stotan! by Chris CrutcherStotan! by Chris Crutcher


byChris Crutcher

Paperback | April 1, 2003

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Stotan: A cross between a Stoic and a Spartin

It's the last swimming season for Walker, Nortie, Lion, and Jeff, and their coach is building their self-discipline in a grueling four-hour-a-day test of stamina designed to bring them to the outer edge of their capabilities.

As it turns out, Stotan Week is also the week in which secrets are revealed, and the four friends must draw upon their new strengths for an endurance they never knew they'd need.

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:Stotan!Format:PaperbackPublished:April 1, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060094923

ISBN - 13:9780060094928

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspirational My brother's high school swim coach had the whole swim team read this book. Then, he had his own Stotan week for them. It inspired the team to great heights, and everyone loved it. I wanted to read it as well, and read it very quickly. A GREAT read.
Date published: 2008-07-07

Editorial Reviews

“A fine coming-of-age novel…Stotan is very, very good.” (School Library Journal, starred review)