Articles & Resources

When a Parent Has Cancer

 
Our Mom has Cancer
 
Ida B and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (possibly) Save the World
 
Sammy’s Mommy Has Cancer
 
When Mommy is Sick
 
When I Miss You
 
Promises
 
Once Upon a Hopeful Night
 
When Mommy Had a Mastectomy

When a Child Has Cancer

 
The Fault in Our Stars
 
Taking Cancer to School
 
Chemo, Craziness and Comfort: My Book about Childhood Cancer
 
Kathy's Hats: A Story of Hope
 
Straight From the Siblings: Another Look at the Rainbow
 
Why, Charlie Brown, Why? A Story About What Happens When a Friend is Very Ill
 
What About Me? When Brothers and Sisters Get Sick

Emotional Awareness

Living with cancer is easier when children and adults can talk about their feelings. These books can help children express their fears, frustrations and joys.

 
Double-Dip Feelings: Stories to Help Children Understand Emotions
 
The Way I Feel
 
You’ve Got Dragons
 
Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day
 
One
 
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

Children’s Books on Death and Bereavement

 
When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death
 
Everett Anderson’s Goodbye
 
The Next Place
 
Molly’s Mom Died: A Child’s Book of Hope Through Grief
 
Since My Brother Died (Desde Que Murio Mi Hermano)
 
Grandpa Loved
 
Michael Rosen’s Sad Book
 
Tear Soup
 
Badger’s Parting Gifts
 
Grandad’s Prayers of the Earth
 
Grandad Bill’s Song

 

Gilda