Books by Shane Burcaw

STRANGERS ASSUME MY GIRLFRIEND IS MY NURSE by Shane Burcaw
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 30, 2019

"An accessible, smart-assed, and unexpectedly tender exploration of life, love, and disability. (photos, not seen) (Memoir. 14-adult) "
Burcaw (Not So Different, 2017, etc.) returns with a collection of vignettes relating his life as a 25-year-old white man with spinal muscular atrophy, a debilitating disease affecting his whole body. Read full book review >
NOT SO DIFFERENT by Shane Burcaw
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"A candid, approachable resource for curious kids. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
Burcaw (Laughing at My Nightmare, 2014) answers the 10 most common questions kids ask about his disability, spinal muscular atrophy. Read full book review >
LAUGHING AT MY NIGHTMARE by Shane Burcaw
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"With reflections camouflaged in wisecracks, Burcaw demonstrates that a little humor goes a long way. (Memoir. 14-18)"
True to its title, this gallows-humor-inflected memoir offers a frank look at life as a lucky young man with a potentially fatal disease. Read full book review >