Chemo, Craziness & Comfort: My Book About Childhood Cancer
By Nancy Keene and Trevor Romain
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, 2002, 185 pages
Ages 6 to 12
A resource book that provides practical advice for children diagnosed with cancer between 6 and 12 years of age. Warm and funny illustrations and easy-to-read text help the child (and parents) make sense of cancer. Themes address medical tests, hospitalization and treatment, including chemotherapy, radiation, stem cell transplantation and their side effects. Offers tools and journal space to help children deal with the physical and emotional impact of both the cancer and the treatment.
For more information: www.candlelighters.org