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When a Kid Like Me Fights Cancer

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Author: Stier, Catherine

Brand: Albert Whitman & Company

Edition: Reprint

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 32

Release Date: 01-03-2021

Details: Review "The author presents the topic of cancer diagnosis in a gentle way. Chang's colorful, conceptual, stylized illustrations are heartfelt and complement the text...An indispensable tool for parents and caregivers grappling with pediatric cancer, and a solid addition to most collections." - School Library Journal"Written by Catherine Stier, who is a cancer survivor herself, and with some lovely illustrations by Angel Chang, When a Kid Like Me Fights Cancer provides a way in which the entire family can speak about cancer together...Stier writes in a way that engages and her style of language and simple sentences can help children understand a complex and heavy topic." - The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health "Hits a comforting note in the final item the protagonist learns: 'I am not fighting alone.' Targeted and right on target." - Kirkus Reviews Product Description When Ben finds out he has cancer, he learns a lot right away. He learns that cancer is something you fight, and that cancer isn't anyone's fault―especially not his. He discovers that many things change with cancer, but some of the most important things stay the same, and everyone around him wants to help him fight. About the Author Catherine Stier is the author of more than twenty children's books including the Science Makes it Work picture book series and the Kirkus star-reviewed A Dog's Day chapter book series. She holds a master’s degree in reading and literacy and has served as a magazine writer, newspaper columnist, and writing instructor. Stier resides in San Antonio, Texas.Angel Chang illustrates children's books and also works in editorial. She specializes in conceptual drawings and stylized illustrations. Angel has had exhibitions in the U.S. and Taiwan and divides her time between the two countries.

EAN: 9780807563960

Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 8.0 x 0.3 inches

Languages: English