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Ab(solutely) normal : short stories that smash mental health stereotypes  Cover Image Book Book

Ab(solutely) normal : short stories that smash mental health stereotypes / edited by Nora Shalaway Carpenter and Rocky Callen.

Carpenter, Nora, (editor,, author.). Callen, Rocky, (editor,, author.). Callen, Rocky. They call me Hurricane. (Added Author). Stewart, Ebony. Body with wholes. (Added Author). Carpenter, Nora. Spidey sense. (Added Author). Patel, Sonia. Nothing feels no pain. (Added Author). Kastin, Jonathan Lenore. Peculiar falls. (Added Author). Grimes, Nikki. Avalanche. (Added Author). Howlett, Valerie. Beggars would ride. (Added Author). Acosta, Cibby. My sister Rafaela is a good person. (Added Author). Downes, Patrick. 1968- Verbatim. (Added Author). Quintero, Isabel. Back of the truck. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781536224146
  • Physical Description: xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2023.

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"Channeling their own experiences, sixteen exceptional authors subvert mental health stereotypes in a powerful and uplifting collection of fiction"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mental illness > Fiction.
Depression, Mental > Fiction.
Self-esteem > Fiction.
Short stories.
Genre: Short stories.

Available copies

  • 12 of 13 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bridgeport Public Library.


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