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Mighty Mike bounces back : a boy's life with epilepsy

Author: Robert Skead; Mike Simmel
Publisher: Washington, DC : Magination Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mike has epilepsy and sometimes it's hard to feel like a real kid. He is scared of letting other people know about his disease -- or even worse, being seen having a seizure! He is often worried and afraid of what other people will think. Soon Mike starts playing basketball at his school, and he learns to overcome his worries and to be courageous in the face of obstacles, including his epilepsy. Written by a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Basketball stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Biography Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Mike Simmel
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Skead; Mike Simmel
ISBN: 9781433810435 1433810433 9781433810428 1433810425
OCLC Number: 711042843
Target Audience: Ages 9-12.
Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Robert Skead and Mike Simmel.

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This book tells the story of Mike, an 11-year-old boy with epilepsy and how he is able overcome the fears and anxieties he faces through playing basketball and asking for help from his parents.  Read more...

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