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Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes

By: Crutcher, Chris

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0062687743 / 9780062687746
Paperback
05/04/2018
Stock expected by 19/06/2021
United States
21 cm 320 pages
Teenage / Young Adult  Learn More

Called a "masterpiece" in a starred review from School Library Journal, award-winning author Chris Crutcher's acclaimed Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes is an enduring classic. This bestselling novel is about love, loyalty, and friendship in the face of adversity. "Superb plotting, extraordinary characters, and cracking narrative make this novel unforgettable."-Publishers Weekly Sarah Byrnes and Eric Calhoune have been friends for years.

When they were children, his weight and her scars made them both outcasts.

Now Sarah Byrnes-the smartest, toughest person Eric has ever known-sits silent in a hospital.

Eric must uncover the terrible secret she's hiding before its dark current pulls them both under.

Will appeal to fans of Marieke Nijkamp, Andrew Smith, and John Corey Whaley. "Once again, Chris Crutcher plunges his readers into life's tough issues within a compelling story filled with human compassion . . . with his characteristic intelligence, humor, and empathy."-ALAN ReviewAn American Library Association Best Book for Young AdultsIncludes exclusive extras.

BIC:

5AQ Interest age: from c 14 years, YXC Personal & social issues: bullying, violence & abuse (Children's / Teenage)

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