Concussions are a common injury due to their frequency in contact sports. But the more you know about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of concussions, the better equipped you are to understand this condition. Clear, concise information breaks down the injury, the experience of having a concussion or relating to someone who has cancer. Be inspired by true stories from youths who have experienced concussions in their own lives and and how they battled the condition.
Kristine Carlson Asselin writes both fiction and nonfiction for children and teens. She is the author of more than fifteen children's books for the elementary school library market and her debut YA novel ANY WAY YOU SLICE IT (Bloomsbury Spark) came out in April 2015. Kris volunteers with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, and loves Harry Potter, Doctor Who, classic rock from the 70's and 80's, and anything with a time travel theme. She loves doing workshops and talking about reading and writing with both kids and adults. Kristine lives in a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts with her husband and daughter.