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Whether a child sees a loved one going through treatment or if they have been diagnosed with cancer themselves, dealing with cancer can be a scary experience. Browse the list below for books that can help your child cope.

The Invisible String

Suggested Reading - The Invisible String

The Invisible String by Patrice Karst
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2018, 40 Pages, Hardcover/Paperback/Audiobook
ISBN: 978-0316486231
Available in English, Spanish, and multiple other languages

Parents, educators, therapists, and social workers alike have declared The Invisible String the perfect tool for coping with all kinds of separation anxiety, loss, and grief.  In this relatable and reassuring contemporary classic, a mother tells her two children that they're all connected by an invisible string. "That's impossible!" the children insist, but still they want to know more: "What kind of string?" The answer is the simple truth that binds us all: An Invisible String made of love. Even though you can't see it with your eyes, you can feel it deep in your heart, and know that you are always connected to the ones you love. Does everybody have an Invisible String? How far does it reach? Does it ever go away? This heartwarming picture book for all ages explores questions about the intangible yet unbreakable connections between us, and opens up deeper conversations about love.

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Don't Despair on Thursdays

Don't Despair on Thursdays

Don't Despair on Thursdays By Adolf Moser, David Melton (Illustrator)
Landmark Editions, Inc., 1996, 61 pages
ISBN: 0933849605

Examines, in simple text, how to deal with feelings of grief when people or pets die or when friends move away.