At the opening of this moving and ultimately hopeful story, Sarah’s mother is ill. During her treatment she seems to get sicker and sicker. She’s often in the hospital, and at home she needs to rest. Sarah’s world is turned upside down. After a long time, her mother starts feeling better. But Sarah still has… More Promises
Chronic pain in children can manifest as abdominal, migraine, or facial pain. It also stems from a wide variety of disorders such as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, and childhood cancers. No matter what type of chronic pain the child suffers with, a parent must be armed with an understanding of how a child’s… More Relieve Your Child’s Chronic Pain
The star of her school’s running team, Sadako is lively and athletic…until the dizzy spells start. Then she must face the hardest race of her life—the race against time. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that makes one young woman a heroine in Japan.
Sammie’s New Mask ( For Friends Of Children With Cancer) – This coloring book was designed to help young children whose friends have cancer. It addresses common issues (weight, hair loss, wearing a mask), and talks about the need to still have friends.
This publication is intended as an educational tool only. It is not a substitute for professional medical guidance. Written and illustrated specifically to teach pre-school children about G-CSF, a medicine necessary for their treatment program.
A book to help children understand the illness of Cancer and to help answer questions they may have.
Because of a brain tumor, Amanda cannot see very well, but because she has friends with similar problems, the help of special equipment and teachers, and a very full schedule, she forgets to feel sorry for herself. Ages 6-9
Isabelle, not quite 15, is living a normal life of fighting with her younger brother, being disgusted with her parents, and hoping to be noticed by a cute guy. Everything changes in an instant when she is diagnosed with lymphoma– and even her best friend, Kay, thinks Izzy is going to die. But she doesn’t,… More Side Effects
Reassuring book for children with cancer, acknowledges that having cancer can be hard, but that certain things don’t change.
Two girls who had been together for ages find changes in their lives during the summer before seventh grade when one becomes stricken with cancer. This book explores the toughest test of friendship, and reveals that even in the hardest and most painful.
Stevie undergoes a bone marrow transplant for his Leukemia. His sister Ann is his donor. The story explains transplant from the point of view of a child. Simple explanations and colorful illustrations.
Max talks about having leukemia, his treatment and losing his hair makes it clear that cancer is not contagious and that having friends is important, both in the hospital and at school. Tips for teachers, resources included. Ages 5-10.
Written specifically for young children with Cancer (up to age 5 or 6). Pictures show Hannah going for check ups, having her central line cared for, and playing in the play room .
What is a girl with cancer to do? Will her friends still want to hang out with her now that she has cancer? Can she play soccer? How will she deal with being out of school? Discover with Isabel that having cancer doesn’t have to change who she is. Her strength and courage, and sense… More The Bald-Headed Princess: Cancer, Chemo, and Courage
Eli is a young boy who finds out that he has cancer. Not knowing how to feel, his doctor tells him… “There is a ‘can’ in cancer, so when your life seems kinda rough, breathe in and out and clear your head and think about better stuff.” This creatively written book of hope follows Eli’s… More The Can in Cancer
Mya Lin Terry is a nine year old pediatric cancer patient, in the fourth grade. Mya enjoys writing, drawing, cooking, and all animals. She decided to write this book when she learned there were no books for kids who wanted to learn about NG tubes. She hopes this book helps other kids be less afraid… More The Day I Got My NG Tube
A story book to help children with childhood cancer to prepare for treatment, namely chemotherapy, a stay in the hospital and losing their hair. It helps children to see the experience of a child that they can easily relate to. Harry not only enjoys his stay in hospital and makes new friends, but he also… More The Famous Hat
The great Katie Kate takes on the Worry Wombat as she teaches a young girl about treating cancer. When Dr. Demarco explains to Suzy that she might have cancer, the young girl begins to worry. Just then, the Great Katie Kate zooms in to ease Suzy’s mind and help her stare down the Worry Wombat.… More The Great Katie Kate Tackles Questions About Cancer
Meet cells Munch, Twinkle, Sparkle, Glow, and BB. With your help, these heroes will do everything they can to make you healthy and strong! This book focuses on your body’s ability to fight cancers such as leukemia or lymphoma by understanding your superhero cell team at work inside your body. It also helps you to… More The Immune System Super Duper Team
The real-life Puddle Jumper, Gracie, and her dog, Roo, share what cancer is and what people of all ages can do to kick it out, such as chemo, radiation, or surgery. Gracie talks openly about the physical and emotional side effects of fighting cancer and shares practical information, such as what a port or central… More The Puddle Jumper’s Guide to Kicking Cancer