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So proud of this work my colleagues published Ch 15 in as it is such an important read: The Invisible Professor: The Precarious Lives of the New Faculty Majority

My former CSUN colleagues     Jennifer K. Johnson and  Nicole Warwick   who are now at University of California, Santa Barbara just publi...

Thursday, May 7, 2020





Book Cover

Cursed

Author: Karol Ruth Silverstein

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing, Chasbridge Teen

Language(s): English

Synopsis:
An #ownvoices contemporary/realistic YA debut. and winner of the 2020 Schneider Family Book Award for the teen category. 14 year Erica "Ricky" Bloom, is newly diagnosed with a painful chronic illness and seriously pissed off about it. Her body hurts constantly, her family’s a mess and the boy she’s crushing on seems completely clueless. The best coping mechanisms she can come up with are cursing and cutting school. But when her truancy is discovered she must struggle to catch up in school to avoid a far worse horror: repeating ninth grade. 

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