Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

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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.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Greenwillow Books,, 2018
Edition: Revised paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780062687746
0062687743
Branch Call Number: FIC Crutc 2018
Characteristics: 340 pages

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Jun 24, 2015

Absolutely my favorite book, ever! I remember in high school reading this and having bought 3 other paperback copies to pass out to my friends. We all read it because it is truly a great read. Summer readers, this is where you start. I loved the pacing, the friendship these two have for one another is remarkable.

IBIDPAUL Jul 20, 2011

The author is a noted YA author and this is one of his best books!

njkenney Feb 04, 2011

Bound together as “terminal uglies” since junior high, Eric Calhoune and Sarah Bryne’s friendship is a testament to trust, devotion and courage thanks to Chris Crutcher’s book, Staying Fat for Sarah Brynes. I truly enjoyed this book and think it would be an excellent choice for a teen book discussion. The plot is interesting and the characters enjoyable—however a slight hint of caution as there are some mature themes of abortion and attempted suicide.

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