I don’t know the answer to the last question-Angus could certainly shoulder his own book-but I don’t generally get the notion to write a sequel to a novel that I’ve already taken two years to write. But during those two years I always fall in love with my characters, and I loved revisiting some of them in this other, shorter form. But Angry Management isn’t simply a tribute to those characters I love: it’s also a tribute to some of my fans. Those who have read Whale Talk may remember John Simet as the swimming coach/teacher and mentor to T. the main character.
Book title: Angry Management. Personal Response: I personally liked this book because it has short stories in it. I can relate to some of the material in the book. Personal Response: This book was really good. Chris Crutcher managed to weave three completely different stories, while also hitting on the larger points and subjects of adolescence. The writing was emotionally charged, raw, and realistic, and the characters were incredibly believable. Plot: The first story is about Sarah Byrnes, a strong girl whose abusive father burned her face, and whose mother abandoned her when she was young. Her and Angus Bethune, whose parents are both gay, embark on a roa Personal Response: This book was really good
It was not what i expected. The stories are real. In some way i could relate to all 6 of the characters. Crutcher not only made the book relatable, he made it emotional. I can honestly say i cried. Chris Crutcher is a true Young Adult author. Every teenager should read this book.
ANGRY MANAGEMENT contains new stories with characters from previous Chris Crutcher books. Crutcher explains in his foreword that he has bee. sked over and over again whether or not there will be a sequel to STAYING FAT FOR SARAH BYRNES or WHALE TALK. He goes on to explain that he doesn’. enerally get the notion to write a sequel to a novel that I’ve already taken two years to write. But during those two years I always fall in love with my characters, and I loved revisiting some of them in this other, shorter form
Read "Angry Management" by Chris Crutcher with Rakuten Kobo. Every kid in this group wants to fly. Every kid in this group has too much ballast . Until one tragic week-a week they'd do anything to change-brings them closer than Matt could have ever imagined. Chris Crutcher fills these three stories with raw emotion. They are about insecurity, anger, and prejudice. But they are also about love, freedom, and power.
Every kid in this group wants to fly. Mr. Nak's Angry Management group is a place for misfits. And, man, does this crew have stories. There's bad news and good news about the Cutter High School swim team. The bad news is that they don't have a pool. These six stories from acclaimed author Chris Crutcher are about athletes, but are not simply sports stories. Here he presents characters from some of his best–loved novels, as well as creating some unforgettable new personalities, in tales of love, death, bigotry, heroism, and coming of age. Ages 11+.
1st ed. by Chris Crutcher. Published 2009 by Greenwillow Books in New York. In library, Short stories, Protected DAISY. A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher.