Synopses & Reviews
A young boy discovers his dog's lump, which is then diagnosed with those dreaded words: It's cancer. The boy becomes a loving caretaker to his dog, who undergoes the same types of treatments and many of the same reactions as a human under similar circumstances (transference). Children facing cancerwhether their own, a family member's, a friend's, or even a pet'swill find help in understanding the disease through this book. Medical writer and award-winning children's author, Sherry North artfully weaves the serious subject into an empathetic story that even young children can understand. The For Creative Minds educational section includes: Understanding Cancer, Cancer True or False, Coping with Cancer & Chemo, Preventing Cancer When You Grow Up, Find the Healthy Habits. Additional teaching activities and interactive quizzes are available on the Sylvan Dell Publishing website. This book is the result of a partnership between Sylvan Dell Publishing and the ASCEND Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) registered non-profit with a track record of initiatives designed to make a measureable difference in the battle against cancer, one child at a time.