This activity book will show a child what it means to have radiation therapy. It will introduce a child to the people who will take care of them during treatment plus more, all in a coloring/workbook like format.
The story of a boy and his friend Gordy, who has leukemia, and all the fun they have together. Explains what cancer and chemotherapy are in understandable terms.
Eleven children share their experiences with terminal illness, especially the ways they cope with the prospect of their own death.
Brian’s little brother Jamey is battling leukemia. The story touches on how Brian feels about his parents being focused on Jamey, as well as his own anxiety, and pride, about donating his marrow for transplant.
The young girl telling the story says her Mom is just like any other Mom, minus hair. The doctor warns her that Mom might just get “cancer-tankerous” – and she does. The story ends on a positive note, with them playing Tabitha’s favorite tickling game.
Ever since his first ride, Bryce has been obsessed with roller coasters–but when Bryce’s sister Paige is diagnosed with cancer, his life becomes one of the craziest roller coasters ever! His parents are suddenly distracted and stressed. It seems like Paige always gets her way. He has trouble keeping up with school. He misses out… More Upside Down and Backwards: A Sibling’s Journey Through Childhood Cancer
When Victoria was six years old, doctors treated her for brain cancer. The operation was successful, but the cancer damaged nerves in her face. When Victoria’s family moved to a new town, Victoria’s classmates found it hard to be her friend because she didn’t look like them. Then one day, Victoria and her mom talked… More Victoria’s Smile
James Haller’s vast experience, unbounded enthusiasm, and compassionate nature make this cookbook an invaluable resource for those preparing food for people suffering serious illness. He tells how cooking can be simple, quick, and inexpensive. He groups various foods by colours and gives an uncomplicated understanding of nutritional values. More than this he stresses taste. “Most… More What To Eat When You Don’t Feel Like Eating
A guide for parents with cancer. Provides comfort, reassurance, and practical advice to families facing cancer. Includes a special book for children, “Becky and the Worry Cup”.
Written by the founder of cancer couseling, inc., This book is packed with hundreds of tips for providing support to patients, caregivers, co-workers, and family members.
Supportive little booklet. Addresses the typical responses to a child’s serious illness; fear, shock, guilt, anger, hope. Tips specific to supporting each individual family member.
Janice, a classmate of Linus, is diagnosed with leukemia. The story highlights not just how this impacts her and her family, but also her classmates and her friends. A touching, very positive story.
Watching someone you love go through cancer treatment is scary—especially for a child. In this courageous and sensitive book, cancer survivor Julie Clark creates sweet and poignant memories that remind us how children can nurture people they care about at a time when optimism and love are the most needed. K-Gr 3