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By Karol Ruth Silverstein
An #OwnVoices contemporary debut with humor and heart
Fourteen-year-old Ricky Bloom has just been diagnosed with a life-changing chronic illness. Her days consist of cursing everyone out, skipping school - which has become a nightmare - daydreaming about her crush, Julio, and trying to keep her parents from realizing just how bad things are. But she can't keep The Charade up forever. Ricky's afraid, angry, alone, and one suspension away from repeating ninth grade. She'll do whatever it takes to move forward - even if it means changing the person she's become. Maybe asking for help isn't the worst thing in the world. Maybe accepting her circumstances doesn't have to mean giving up.
Author Bio:Karol Ruth Silverstein, author
Karol Ruth Silverstein attended the American Film Institute and works as a writer and screenwriter in Los Angeles. Cursed is her debut novel.
Awards & Honors:
JLG 2019 selection
ISBN: 978-1-63289-799-2 EPUB
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Page count: 320
51/2 x 81/4