The Puddle Jumper’s Guide to Kicking Cancer

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 line looks like and does. Readers also get to see how Gracie and her family aren’t battling cancer alone. “I have a huge team helping me kick cancer,” she says. “Yes, cancer is tough … but together we are tougher!”

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© 2017 Elizabeth A. Billups
Audience: Children