First-time novelist Stoehr draws a hard-hitting, graphically realistic portrait of Crosses. Shelley Stoehr, Author Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers $ Crosses. Buy Crosses. Crosses, by Shelley Stoehr. Nancy and Katie are best friends Crosses was the first novel for young adults to deal with an increasingly . A raw story of a teenager who tries to ease her emotional turmoil with self- mutilation.

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Book by David Levithan. Break or Speak are particularly good young adult books with this type of darker material present. Crosses Shelley Stoehr No preview available – Nancy came across as bratty, disrespectful, and annoying.

But soon Nancy realizes that she and Katie need cutting to get through the day. Dark Places Book by Gillian Flynn.

I was excited to read it but was let down. And all she wants in her junior year of high school is to be cool. Perhaps, it was the perception of the story but it wasn’t even in the least moving or touching. A lot of the feelings, the reactions of others, the ‘reasons’ behind the cutting syoehr back a lot of my own memories.

The Bird is a Raven: Things Change Book by Patrick Jones. Nancy has a straight boyfriend who loves her and rescues her each time and hopes it is the last. Unhappy at home, Nancy and her friend Katie adopt punk lifestyles and find relief in cutting themselves, shelkey Nancy is forced to confront her problems.


OK, so, what did I write? The only thing that bugged me about this book was th When I read the description of this book I knew I would enjoy reading it, and I did quite a bit!

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Crosses became such a dear book to me that I practically idolized it. Knight’s Fee Book by Rosemary Sutcliff. Bullied Book by Jeff Erno.

It was just one thing after another. The characters are flat and incredibly egotistical; they are almost offensive in their ignorant beliefs and whiny attitudes. And the one girl ends up developing a sort of eating disorder that wasn’t shellsy, just hinted at.

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Through out the book this is all they do: Some of it made me think about my friend and how I might be “treating her badly” like the therapist said because I enable her and let her do things that hurt herself. Book Running Homeby T. When I read the description of this book I knew I would enjoy reading it, and I did quite a bit! Unexpectedly, Anonymous falls under a subsection of Miscellany, not ‘A’ as you would expect.

I’d like to read another book like this. She is what many others are in this world and never get the attention they need Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Book Across Timeby Jeff Fuell. Her parents are deep into their own addiction to alcoholism, detached and ineffectual with punishments or boundaries when Nancy continuously gets into trouble in school, and the community.

Although this book deals with important issues, all I can think of is: By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. This shows Nancy’s downward spiral after she gets in with the wrong crowd.

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