Stevie's New Blood
By Kathryn Ulberg Lilleby and Chad Chronick (Illustrator)
Oncology Nursing Press, 2000, 43 pages
Ages 6 to 10; adapted and read by both older and younger children
Stevie is undergoing bone marrow transplant (BMT) in the hopes that it will cure his leukemia. Anna, his sister - and donor - will learn what it is like to give her bone marrow. The story explains bone marrow and/or stem cell transplantation from a child's point of view and can be adapted for children of various ages. The book also can be adapted for the child whose parent is having a transplant or for the friend of a child undergoing BMT.
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This game can be downloaded from the Make-A-Wish Foundation website, www.makewish.org/site/pp.asp?c=cvLRKaO4E&b=64401.