These beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybooks simplify and normalise complicated childhood conditions, like cancer.
In Taking Cancer to School, Max is diagnosed with leukemia. This straightforward story may help to alleviate some of the concern that accompanies the diagnosis of childhood cancer.
When read aloud, other children can identify why a peer may be treated differently and begin to empathize with them. In addition, children whose conditions set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. Each book includes a Kids' Quiz to reinforce new information and Ten Tips for Teachers to provide additional facts and ideas for teacher use.