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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CROSSES by Shelley Stoehr | Kirkus Reviews

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jun 04, Kemely rated it it was amazing. The story is about two high school aged girls in the late 80s who are into the punk scene and soehr discover they have a lot in common, like self harming.

I was excited to read it but was let down. The author, Shelley Stoehr, sroehr written many similar books with titles such as ‘Weird on the outside’ and ‘Wannabe’.

Book Spoiledby Heather Cocks. Until I read Crosses, I did not know that other people were doing the same thing. Book Going Vintageby Lindsey Leavitt. Breakfast at Tiffany’s Book by Truman Capote. Unexpectedly, Anonymous falls under a subsection of Miscellany, not ‘A’ as you would expect. This book was not what I expected. Quick read I found this book to read and needed a quick reading fix in between non fiction books. No trivia or quizzes yet. I must have read this book a dozen times.

The only thing that bugged me about this book was that it seemed like way too many bad things were happening to her in just about every chapter. It wasn’t what I expected. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. She has no recollection of anything about her life before age ten. I hate when I hear girls that cant get their stuff together, I understand that teenagers make bad decisions but as the reader I was hoping that Nancy would get her act together and for the majority of the time she didn’t.


I thought this was a very well written book. It is a light and fluffy read: I just kissed someone else! At 38 I realize that Crosses probably did me more harm than good, but back then I was someone trying to ease the pain of being extremely confused about the why of who I was. That makes them have a deeper understanding with each other. It centers on the main character, Nancy, and her relationships with her newly discovered best friend, her boyfriend, her parents and her cutting compulsion.

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Seed Book by Lisa Heathfield. Many people, including myself at one time in my life, can truly relate to this book. Shrinking Violet Book by Danielle Joseph. Crosses – A cut up book about a cut up girl December 11, In a bookstore with Jenn, we had about an hour to kill waiting to see a movie together.

Book Hard Loveby Ellen Wittlinger. The book had potential I think but it came out all wrong for me. Emotional, heart-felt, truthful, deep, painful. Book Across Timeby Jeff Fuell. Jenn advised that she always felt that Shelly Stoehr’s Crosses was a better, more graphic teen scare fiction.


Through out the book this is all they do: Book Tell it to the Moonby Siobhan Curham. Nancy gets caught up in drugs and drinking with Katie while trying to keep other aspects of her life together, especially after tragedy befalls their friendship. It seemed like there could have been so much more to the story, but it just suddenly ended.

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