Epileptic

Title

Epileptic

Authors

David B.

Illustrator

David B.

Publisher

Pantheon

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780375714689

Pages

368 pages

Genre

memoir

Format

graphic novel

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

With stunning black-and-white illustrations, a noted cartoonist chronicles growing up with an epileptic older brother. The author charts his complicated relationship with his brother from childhood to adulthood, and the effects of the illness on the entire family.

Grade Level

9-12

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Neurological disorder; epilepsy; sibling with epilepsy

Main Character

male child; male teenager; adult male

Race/Ethnicities

White (French)

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Public Library Catalog, Supplement to the 12th Edition, 2006
Senior High Core Collection, Seventeenth Edition, 2007
Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2005 Supplement, 2005

Keywords

stress; effect; France; siblings; medicine; emotional turmoil; monster

Diversity Impact

direct

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