The Enrichment Center Book Club

The Enrichment Center Book Club is a public book club.

"Join us as we explore the world through a new lens. Authors and books are chosen based on their connection to the differently-abled community."

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Upcoming Selections:

1st quarter: "Disability Visibility" First Person Stories From TheTwenty-First CenturyEdited by Alice Wong
2nd quarter: "Laughing at My Nightmare" by Shane Burcaw
3rd quarter: "The Pretty One" by Keah Brown
4th quarter: "Marcelo in the Real World" by Francisco X. Stork

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
By Alice Wong (Editor)
ISBN: 9781984899422
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Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

ONE OF THE PROGRESSIVE'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR One in five people in the United States lives with a disability.

Laughing at My Nightmare Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250080103
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Published: Square Fish - May 10th, 2016

With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw's Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a "you-only-live-once" perspective on life.

The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982100544
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Published: Atria Books - August 6th, 2019

From the disability rights advocate and creator of the #DisabledAndCute viral campaign, a thoughtful, inspiring, and charming collection of essays exploring what it means to be black and disabled in a mostly able-bodied white America.

Keah Brown loves herself, but that hadn’t always been the case.

Marcelo in the Real World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545056908
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - February 1st, 2011

The paperback edition of one of the most acclaimed novels of the year -- a love story & legal drama that received five starred reviews and multiple honors.

The term "cognitive disorder" implies there is something wrong with the way I think or the way I perceive reality. I perceive reality just fine.