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Publisher Comments:

It’s family picture time for the Carters, but Mama does not want to be in the photo this year. All of her beautiful hair is gone because of chemotherapy treatments for her cancer, and she doesn’t want to be remembered without hair. Eight-year-old Marcus knows that the picture won’t be the same without Mama, so he comes up with a plan to find her some hair and make her better. Even though the plan doesn’t work in quite the way Marcus expects, he comes to understand that “hair is nice to have, but not as nice as me having Mama and Mama having me.”

This is a story for every family dealing with a serious illness. It is told with a touch of gentle humor in a style that children will readily understand, and the warm and inviting illustrations will bring comfort and hope to young and old alike.

Synopsis:

Told with a touch of gentle humor in a style that children can readily understand, this picture book shares how one loving family is dealing with their loved one's serious illness. Full color.

About the Author

Kelly A. Tinkham lives in Newaygo, Michigan.

Amy June Bates lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803729551
Author:
Tinkham, Kelly
Publisher:
Dial Books
Illustrator:
Bates, Amy
Author:
Bates, Amy
Subject:
Family - Parents
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - Diseases
Subject:
Mothers and sons
Subject:
Hair
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - Diseases, Illnesses &
Subject:
Children s-Health Stories-Diseases
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.70x9.76x.42 in. 1.00 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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