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Crutcher, Chris

Overview
Works: 75 works in 455 publications in 6 languages and 31,381 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Short stories  Bildungsromans  Sports stories  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.C89, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Crutcher
Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher( Book )

44 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daily class discussions about the nature of man, the existence of God, abortion, organized religion, suicide and other comtemporary issues serve as a backdrop for a high-school senior's attempt to answer a friend's dramatic cry for help
Whale talk by Chris Crutcher( Book )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 2,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Athletic shorts : six short stories by Chris Crutcher( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher
Deadline by Chris Crutcher( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf decides to fulfill his greatest fantasies, ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide known as "Hey-Soos."
Ironman : a novel by Chris Crutcher( Book )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While training for a triathlon, seventeen-year-old Bo attends an anger management group at school which leads him to examine his relationship with his father
Running loose by Chris Crutcher( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louie, a high school senior in a small Idaho town, learns about sportsmanship, love, and death as he matures
Angry management : three novellas by Chris Crutcher( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher
Stotan! by Chris Crutcher( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school coach invites members of his swimming team to a memorable week of rigorous training that tests their moral fiber as well as their physical stamina
Chinese handcuffs by Chris Crutcher( Book )

33 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still troubled by his older brother's violent suicide, eighteen-year-old Dillon becomes deeply involved in the terrible secret of his friend Jennifer, who feels she can tell no one what her stepfather is doing to her
The Crazy Horse Electric game by Chris Crutcher( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school athlete, frustrated at being handicapped after an accident, runs away from home and is helped back to mental and physical health by a black benefactor and the people in a special school where he enrolls
The sledding hill by Chris Crutcher( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy, recently deceased, keeps an eye on his best friend, fourteen-year-old Eddie, who has added to his home and school problems by becoming mute, and helps him stand up to a conservative minister and English teacher who is orchestrating a censorship challenge
Period 8 by Chris Crutcher( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul "the Bomb" Baum tells the truth. No matter what. It was something he learned at Sunday School. But telling the truth can cause problems, and not minor ones. And as Paulie discovers, finding the truth can be even more problematic. Period 8 is supposed to be that one period in high school where the truth can shine, a safe haven. Only what Paulie and Hannah (his ex-girlfriend, unfortunately) and his other classmates don't know is that the ultimate bully, the ultimate liar, is in their midst. Just about everyone else who stops by the safe haven of the P-8 room daily are deceived. And when a classmate goes missing, all hell breaks loose
Whale talk by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 deep end : a novel of suspense by Chris Crutcher( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilson Corder, a family therapist, investigates the disappearence of one of his clients and has to defend his own family as he tries to capture the killer
Losers bracket by Chris Crutcher( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When it comes to family, Annie is in the losers bracket. While her foster parents are great (mostly), her birth family would not have been her first pick. And no matter how many times Annie tries to write them out of her life, she always gets sucked back into their drama. Love is like that. But when a family argument breaks out at Annie's swim meet and her nephew goes missing, Annie might be the only one who can get him back. With help from her friends, her foster brother, and her social service worker, Annie puts the pieces of the puzzle together, determined to find her nephew and finally get him into a safe home."--
Athletic shorts by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher
Ironman by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While training for a triathlon, seventeen-year-old Bo attends an anger management group at school which leads him to examine his relationship with his father
Cornered : 14 stories of bullying and defiance by Rhoda Belleza( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of fourteen stories illuminates the experiences of being bullied in today's world, in a volume that includes contributions from such established writers as Kirsten Miller, Jennifer Brown, and James Lecesne
Deadline by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf decides to fulfill his greatest fantasies, ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide known as "Hey-Soos."
Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daily class discussions about the nature of man, the existence of God, abortion, organized religion, suicide and other contemporary issues serve as a backdrop for a high-school senior's attempt to answer a friend's dramatic cry for help
 
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Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes
Alternative Names
Chris Crutcher Amerikaanse auteur en gezinstherapeut

Chris Crutcher amerikansk författare

Chris Crutcher amerikansk skribent

Chris Crutcher auteur de littérature d'enfance américain

Chris Crutcher escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

Chris Crutcher US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Familientherapeut

Crutcher Christopher C. 1946-....

クラッチャー, クリス

クリス・クラッチャー

Languages
English (366)

Japanese (6)

German (3)

French (2)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Whale talkAthletic shorts : six short storiesDeadlineIronman : a novelRunning looseAngry management : three novellasStotan!Chinese handcuffs