Cursed

Title

Cursed

Publisher

Charlesbridge Teen

Publication Year

2019

ISBN

9781580899406

Pages

315 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Depicts young teen Ricky Bloom's struggles with her recent juvenile inflammatory disease diagnosis, which comes amid family upheaval and challenges at school.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

780L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Divorce; Illness; Physical disability; divorced parents; autoimmune disease; chronic pain; juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Main Character

female teenager

Keywords

inflammatory disease; school issues; defeating the odds; friendships; growth

Diversity Impact

direct

Cursed

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