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When Life Throws You a Curve : One Girl's Triumph over Scoliosis,9781589851023

When Life Throws You a Curve : One Girl's Triumph over Scoliosis

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9781589851023

ISBN10:
1589851021
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/1/2008
Publisher(s):
Five Star Pubns
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Summary

At age 13, the last thing Elizabeth Golden wanted was to be singled out. A typical seventh grader in her school in Philadelphia, Elizabeth's world was filled with best friends who made her laugh, schoolwork, and sports. Then, during a routine check-up, her doctor found two curves in her spine. Elizabeth had scoliosis and was instantly different from her classmates. Elizabeth was told she needed surgery and she kept a memoir throughout her operation and long recuperative period. Recognizing that not every teenager facing major surgery will have the benefit of the support system she had ?????? including family members who have been through the surgery themselves ?????? Elizabeth turned her memoir into a book to help others. In When Life Throws You a Curve: One Girl's Triumph over Scoliosis, Elizabeth tells what it was like, including her fears, the pain, and the triumphs. Once fearful about whether she would be able to walk without pain, Elizabeth emerged from her experience to beco

Author Biography

Elizabeth Golden grew up in Philadelphia, where she lives with her parents and brother. A freshman at Yale, she loves to spend time with her family and friends, read, backpack and play squash and tennis.


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