Chris Crutcher Quotes

Chris Crutcher Quotes: And I think if you're going to be with somebody, you owe it to them to show yourself.
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Chris Crutcher Quote: I can't think of a subject that is taboo for me, unless it's one I simply don't know anything about.
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Quotes about Chris Crutcher: I think the value in books like mine, and a great number by other talented writers, is in the ability to bring dark subjects into the open where they are not so dark, where they can be talked about and considered by teens and adults alike.
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Quote about Chris Crutcher: You put yourself out there in the truest way you can and hope others do the same. You'll connect or you won't, but you did what you could. It's like playing ball in some way. There are guys on the team, like Cody, I'd give my life for. But you have to be willing to lay down your life for all of them if you want to put the best you on the field. Every guy on that field has to believe you'll bring nothing back off the field with you.
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Chris Crutcher Sayings: I have made a career of creating characters who fight school authority and chomp at the bit to get out into the 'real' world and live their lives, mostly because that's the kind of teenager I was.
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Chris Crutcher Saying: The premise of 'Deadline' forced me to go against my own grain with a character determined to find all that is valuable in that time. I believe this is a story about redemption; how, even with the best intentions, it's sometimes found and sometimes not.
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Sayings about Chris Crutcher: Certainly working with teens keeps me up to date with language and with certain kinds of thinking. I often feel like I have to go back to that 17-year-old Chris Crutcher, and that forms the core voice. I can draw on teens from 1964 to 2001 to find a part of the voice I need.
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Saying about Chris Crutcher: ...racist thought and action says far more about the person they come from than the person they are directed at.
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Chris Crutcher Quotes: Being an outsider means not being heard, not having a voice. It means being treated as a second-class citizen, being diminished in the eyes of others. We have all felt this way at one time or another, but some feel it more consistently. Unfortunately, our schools often do not embrace the talents of many of their occupants.
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