- September 5, 2009 at 12:45 pm #275919
These books are intended for children with cancer. Please don’t abuse this. Feel free to share with families you know that could benefit from this.
The Amazing Hannah, Look at Everything I Can Do! by Amy Klett and Dave Klett is available in English and Spanish. This 28 page picture book is written for the preschool child who has been diagnosed with cancer. Through real-life photos, children will be able to identify with Hannahs hospital stay, special friends, tests, treatment and germ care.
La Fantastica Hannah: Miren todo lo que puedo hacer! by Amy Klett and Dave Klett (for Spanish speaking children diagnosed with cancer between one and five years of age)
Chemo, Craziness & Comfort, My book about childhood cancer by Nancy Keene and Trevor Romain is a 200 page resource that provides practical advice for children diagnosed with cancer between 6 and 12 years of age. Warm and funny illustrations and easy-to-read text help the child (and parents) make sense of cancer and its treatment.
Lift Me Up, by Trevor Romain is an inspiring 22 page book filled with wonderful pictures to color
Oliver’s Story: For Sibs of Kids with Cancer, is a 40 page illustrated book targeted for the 3 to 8 year old sibling of children diagnosed with cancer. Illustrated by Mike Dodd and written through the eyes of his six-year-old son Oliver, this resource focuses on the many questions that siblings have when their brother or sister is diagnosed with cancer, and offers constructive ways on how they can provide support. Candlelighters extends their heartfelt appreciation to the Davenport Family Foundation and Computer Associates for funding to make this publication possible.
La Historia de Oliver: Para los hermanos de nios con cancer , Oliver’s Story (above) for Spanish-speaking siblings.
Know Before You Go by Sheryl Lozowski Sullivan MPH – Candlelighters publication, Know Before You Go is a complete guide to the journey through childhood cancer, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. Written by an adult survivor of childhood cancer and reviewed by dozens of top experts, Know Before You Go offers the information, practical advice and ‘light of hope’ that is needed.
Educating the Child with Cancer, A Guide for Parents and Teachers is an essential resource for families who have faced the childhood cancer diagnosis. Written by top researchers in the field, and balanced with parent’s personal experiences, this 322 page resource covers learning issues from infancy through adulthood. A good education provides hope for the future.
Faces of Hope, by Summer Menefee. This 124 page book is filled with inspirational personal stories of children going through cancer treatment
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