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Whether you're a parent of a child who has cancer or if you're the cancer patient, you need to be able to have all the tools available to you to help you and your child navigate this new "normal." Browse the list below for books that can help you and your child cope.

Suggested Reading - Cycle of Lives

Cycle of Lives: 15 People's Stories, 5,000 Miles, and a Journey Through the Emotional Chaos of Cancer by David Richman
River Grove Books, 2020, 376 Pages
ISBN 978-1-63299-299-4 Paperback
ISBN 978-1-63299-300-7 eBook

Cycle of Lives chronicles the lives of 15 people affected by cancer, including patients, doctors, researchers, and caregivers.  These moving stories cover many aspects of a cancer diagnosis.  Readers are able to examine a wide range of experiences and viewpoints to help them grow in empathy, and to better understand how issues affect the way people deal with the traumas that shape their lives.

For more information: www.cycleoflives.org

Suggested Reading - How Do We Tell the Children? A Step-by-Step Guide for Helping Children Two to Teen Cope When Someone Dies

How Do We Tell the Children? A Step-by-Step Guide for Helping Children Two to Teen Cope When Someone Dies By Dan Schaefer and Christine Lyons Newmarket
Press, 2001, 203 pages
ISBN: 1557044252

This classic step-by-step guide helps adults, as well as children, cope with the impact and aftermath of traumatic events. Timely advice is offered, not only to parents, but also for anyone in a caregiving role, as well as older siblings, grandparents, extended family members and friends.