Cursed

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As if her parents ' divorce and sister 's departure for college weren 't bad enough, 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 her ruse up forever.
Ricky 's afraid, angry, alone, and one suspension away from repeating ninth grade when she realizes: she can 't be held back. She 'll do whatever it takes to move forward --even if it means changing the person she 's become. Lured out of her funk by a quirky classmate, Oliver, who 's been there too, Ricky 's porcupine exterior begins to shed some spines. Maybe asking for help isn 't the worst thing in the world. Maybe accepting circumstances doesn 't mean giving up.
Story Locale: Philadelphia, PA

ISBN: 9781580899406

JLG Release: September 2019

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Grades 10 & Up

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  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781580899406

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Hardcover edition

    Publisher

    Charlesbridge Teen

    Page Count

    320

    Trim Size

    5 1/2" x 8"

    Genre

    Fic


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