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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Nancy is a troubled girl who meets Katie. The Graphic Novels, 1 by Robert Muchamore. She also drinks and, after meeting kindred spirit Katie, her substance abuse escalates to weed, ups, mescaline, hashish, aspirin, or anything that can be swallowed or sniffed. This happens when she meets a fellow cutter who leads a bit more extreme life than she does.

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I got in trouble. I think teens these days still go throught the same issues and struggles that Nancy and Katie did. The author, Shelley Stoehr, has written many similar books with titles such as ‘Weird on the outside’ stoeyr ‘Wannabe’.



It looks like she had some success with Crosses and decided to relive her youthful self-depreciating behavior through books and make a little nest egg of money. The treatment of a very serious disorder came off as shallow and sensationalized. I never participated in cutting, but I had a friend that did when I was about the age of shellfy characters in the book.

After I finished the cosses, still in tears, I felt haunted and broken. Book Parrotfishby Ellen Wittlinger. Unhappy at home, Nancy and her friend Katie adopt punk lifestyles and find relief in cutting themselves, until Nancy is forced to confront her problems.

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The Julian Chapter Wonder 1. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone who is seeking solace in dark times, nor the loved ones of teens who cut or abuse drugs and alcohol.

This shows Nancy’s downward spiral after she gets in with the wrong crowd. It simply had me frustrated with the society and social norms of today’s youth. I gave this book 2 stars because in my opinion it could have been better, it barely kept my attention.

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Book Milk and Honeyby Rupi Kaur. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Her best friend Katie is her cohort, and explains “We cut ourselves. The confusion went on for crossss years, and Crosses and my shards of glass were there every time somebody would ask me what I was doing listening to Metallica or Celtic music, or why I was walking around in long black nightgowns and combat boots. Book Double Helixby Nancy Werlin.