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My Cancer Days

Helping children with cancer cope with their illness, this illustrated book approaches their emotions from diagnosis through treatment in a way that they can easily understand and can help describe what they are feeling.

In the story, a young girl uses colour to express her full range of emotions as she undergoes cancer treatment. Some days she's sad, some days she's happy, and other days she's scared or angry. The girl comes to realise that these ups and downs are perfectly normal for her situation. The book assures children with cancer that they are not alone, and helps them understand that it's okay to let out their feelings.

Awards:

  • Winner: 2016 International Book Awards, Children's Mind/Body/Spirit;
  • 2016 National Health Information Award, Silver Medal;
  • 2016 Bookvana Awards, Health and Healing: Cancer Inspirational;
  • 2016 Bookvana Awards: Children's Mind/Body/Spirit;
  • 2016 Best Book Awards, Children's Mind/Body/Spirit Finalist:
  • 2016 Best Book Awards, Health: Cancer

Published by: The American Cancer Society is a voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. It publishes books for professionals, cancer sufferers and their families and carers.

My Cancer Days

Author: Courtney Filigenzi

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