Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes (Prebound)
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For use in schools and libraries only. Daily class discussions about contemporary issues serve as a backdrop for senior Eric Moby Calhoune's attempt to answer his best friend Sarah Byrne's dramatic cry for help in dealing with a horrific event in her past.
About the Author
Chris Crutcher has written nine critically acclaimed novels, an autobiography, and two collections of short stories. Drawing on his experience as a family therapist and child protection specialist, Crutcher writes honestly about real issues facing teenagers today: making it through school, competing in sports, handling rejection and failure, and dealing with parents. He has won three lifetime achievement awards for the body of his work: the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the ALAN Award, and the NCTE National Intellectual Freedom Award. Chris Crutcher lives in Spokane, Washington.