My Book for Kids with Cansur [i.e. Cancer]

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Melius & Peterson, 1987 - Medical - 31 pages
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The basis for an Academy Award winning documentary, MY BOOK FOR KIDS WITH CANSUR has been translated into French, German & Japanese. Seven-year-old Jason was in the midst of a battle with cancer when he wrote this book. Jason survived & his book is a stunning legacy for the children & parents who must face the terror of cancer. Jason wrote this book for his peers, but his words inspire young & old. "A touching work. All ages."--PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY. A valuable resource, MY BOOK FOR KIDS WITH CANSUR is used by teachers & health care professionals to help children, their schoolmates & their parents deal with the onset of a child's cancer. "The true strength of this story for children is that Jason honestly & openly shares his experiences & fears & continues to supply hope. Young readers know that they are truly sharing an experience with a peer."--JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCATION. "A moving source of hope."--LOS ANGELES TIMES. Melius Publishing, 118 River Road, Pierre, SD 57501. 1-800-882-5171.

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Jason was a six year old child with cancer. He wrote his very own book for kids so that they could read a book where the child doesn't die. It takes you through him finding out, chemotherapy ... Read full review

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