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Kids Konnected  >  Resources for Children

Books for Parents


* Cancer in the Family: Helping Children Cope with a Parent’s Illness
by Sue Heiney

* Can I Still Kiss You?: Answering Children’s Questions about Cancer by Neil Russell

* Helping Your Children Cope with Cancer by Peter Van Dernoot & Madelyn Case

* How to Help Children through a Parent’s Serious Illness by Kathleen McCue

* Mom Has Cancer! (Let’s Talk About It) by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos

* Someone I Love Is Sick: Helping Very Young Children Cope with Cancer in the Family (Parent Version) by Kathleen McCue & Jenny Campbell

* What is Cancer Anyway?: Explaining Cancer to Children of All Ages by Karen L. Carney

* When a Parent Has Cancer: A Guide to Caring for Your Children by Wendy S. Harpham

* When a Parent is Seriously Ill: Practical Tips for Helping Parents and Children by Leigh Collins & Courtney Nathan

* When Your Mom Has Cancer: Helping Children Cope at Home & Beyond by Maryann Makekau

* This book is available for check-out in Touro’s Patient Resource Library
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Books for Kids Ages 5 to 12

* Because … Someone I Love Has Cancer: Kids’ Activity Book by American Cancer Society

* Butterfly Kisses and Wishes on Wings: When Someone You Love Has Cancer by Ellen McVicker

* Kemo Shark by Kidscope, Inc.

* Life Isn’t Always a Day at the Beach by Ganz High Five Publishing

* Moxie: A Story About Friends Helping Each Other When a Parent or Family Member Has Cancer published by Kids Konnected

* Nowhere Hair by Sue Glader

* Our Family Has Cancer Too! by Christine Clifford

* Our Mom Has Cancer by Abigail Ackermann and Adrienne Ackermann

* Sammy’s Mommy Has Cancer by Sherry Kohlenberg & Lauri Crow

* Talking with My Treehouse Friends: An Activity Book for Children of Parents with Cancer by Peter Van Dernoot

* The Paper Chain by Blake, Blanchard & Parkinson

* When Mommy Had a Mastectomy by Nancy Reuben Greenfield

* When Mommy Loses Her Hair: It Means the Medicine Is Working by Cristen Cervellini-Calfo

* When Someone Has a Very Serious Illness by Marge Heegaard

* This book is available for check-out in Touro’s Patient Resource Library
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Books for Teens

* Love Sick: Teens Reflect on Growing Up with a Parent Who Has Cancer
published by Kids Konnected

Will I Get Breast Cancer: Questions and Answers for Teenage Girls by Carole Vogel

* This book is available for check-out in Touro’s Patient Resource Library
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Websites

Kids Konnected

American Cancer Society—Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer 

American Cancer Society—Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing with Diagnosis
 
American Cancer Society—Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing with Treatment 

CancerCare for Kids—Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute—Information for Parents with Cancer

Kidscope—Helping Kids and Families Understand Cancer
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Booklets

CancerCare for Kids: Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer 

The Cancer Council: When a Parent Has Cancer—How to Talk to Your Kids 

National Cancer Institute: When Your Parent Has Cancer—A Guide for Teens
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