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Laughing at my nightmare

Author: Shane Burcaw
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a "you-only-live-once" perspective on life. While he does talk about everyday issues that are relatable to teens, he also offers an eye-opening perspective on
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Autobiography
Young adult nonfiction
Autobiographies
Humorous fiction
Biography
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Shane Burcaw; Shane Burcaw; Shane Burcaw
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Burcaw
ISBN: 9781626720077 162672007X 9780605856035 0605856036 9781250080103 125008010X
OCLC Number: 876466516
Awards: YALSA's Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction finalist, 2015
Target Audience: 12+
Description: 250 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Shane Burcaw.
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With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year- old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and  Read more...

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"Burcaw's narrative will resonate with readers, who will laugh along with the funny stories, cringe at the awkward moments, and tear up at the emotionally charged parts. A poignant story that Read more...

 
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Laughing at My Nightmare

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2015-12-11) Excellent Permalink

Not only am I speechless after reading this book, I am also worried about how to write this review with less pages than the book has. Powerful, inspirational and amazing are just some of the words to describe this book. It is the autobiography of a young man who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a progressively...
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