The Resource Laughing at my nightmare, Shane Burcaw

Laughing at my nightmare, Shane Burcaw

Label
Laughing at my nightmare
Title
Laughing at my nightmare
Statement of responsibility
Shane Burcaw
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With acerbic wit ... 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 what it is like to have a life-threatening disease"--
Summary
With acerbic wit & a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw's YA memoir describes the challenges he faces as a 20-year-old with muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to trying to finding a girlfriend and everything in between--
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2015.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10359510
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burcaw, Shane
Dewey number
  • 617.4/82044092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
12+
LC call number
RC935.A8
LC item number
B87 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1110
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burcaw, Shane
  • Spinal muscular atrophy
  • People with disabilities
  • Burcaw, Shane,
  • Spinal muscular atrophy
  • People with disabilities
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Laughing at my nightmare, Shane Burcaw
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn876466516
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9781626720077
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014010634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)876466516
Label
Laughing at my nightmare, Shane Burcaw
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn876466516
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9781626720077
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014010634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)876466516

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