Books tagged: Diseases

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Cancer is a C Word

By Sunita Pal
Illustrated by Cody Andreasen

Teaching tough and scary topics to children, especially to the very young, is not easy. Dealing with Cancer is a sad reality that many families have to face and explaining it to little children can be very difficult--and hard to do without creating a Monster of Fear. Cancer ... Read more

Loving Large

By Patti M. Hall

If not me, then who will save my child? A mother must confront the unthinkable when her son is diagnosed with a rare medical condition.

Patti M. Hall’s life is pitched into an abyss of uncertainty when a golf ball–sized tumour is discovered in her teenage son’s head and ... Read more

The Gathering Tree

By Larry Loyie
With Constance Brissenden
Illustrated by Heather D. Holmlund

The Gathering Tree is a beautifully illustrated children's book about HIV/AIDS. Written by award-winning First Nations author Larry Loyie and co-author Constance Brissenden, it is a gentle, positive story of a First Nations family facing HIV. After eleven-year-old Tyler and his ... Read more