Synopses & Reviews
Do I Have to Go to the Hospital?
A FIRST LOOK AT GOING TO THE HOSPITAL
This delightful picture book helps children to understand that sometimes when they are very sick it is best to go to a hospital. Young children will learn that at a hospital they can make new friends, have plenty of visitors, and get special care from doctors and nurses.
Written by psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas, these superb information books promote interaction among children, parents, and teachers on personal, social, and emotional issues.
Books in the series:
Do I Have to Go to the Hospital? -- A First Look at Going to the Hospital
Do I Have to Go to School? -- A First Look at Starting School
Don't Call Me Special -- A First Look at Disability
I Can Be Safe -- A First Look at Safety
I Miss You -- A First Look at Death
I'm Telling the Truth -- A First Look at Honesty
Is It Right to Fight? -- A First Look at Anger
My Amazing Body -- A First Look at Health and Fitness
My Family's Changing -- A First Look at Family Break-Up
My Manners Matter -- A First Look at Being Polite
My New Family -- A First Look at Adoption
The Skin I'm In -- A First Look at Racism
Stop Picking on Me -- A First Look at Bullying
Books in the popular and growing A First Look At series speak directly to preschool and early-grades kids, encouraging them to explore their feelings and talk to trusted elders about things that bother them. These titles also give them a start in developing basic social skills, as well as explain things that might otherwise make kids anxious. The books are filled with child-friendly color illustrations and easy-to-understand text. This reassuring book helps kids understand that sometimes, when they are sick, it is best that they go to a hospital. They can make new friends, have visitors, get special care from doctors and nurses--and best of all, get well again.