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Author: Chris Crutcher
Publisher: New York : Dell Laurel-Leaf, 2002, ©2001.
Series: Laurel-leaf books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Intellectually and athletically gifted, TJ, a multiracial, adopted teenager, shuns organized sports and the gung-ho athletes at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team and recruits some of the school's less popular students. The Cutter All Night Mermen, a group of seven misfits who are members of a makeshift swim team, come together to challenge their high school's sports culture and fight for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Novela juvenil
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Crutcher
ISBN: 0440229383 9780440229384
OCLC Number: 51099093
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 221 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Laurel-leaf books.
Responsibility: Chris Crutcher.

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Intellectually and athletically gifted, TJ, a multiracial, adopted teenager, shuns organized sports and the gung-ho athletes at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team and recruits some of the school's less popular students. The Cutter All Night Mermen, a group of seven misfits who are members of a makeshift swim team, come together to challenge their high school's sports culture and fight for dignity in a world where a moment's inattention can bring lifelong heartache.

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