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Eva meets Dr Mac

A Kid’s Guide to Radiation Therapy

written by Giovanna Quevedo, illustrated by Nala Haley
Giovanna Quevedo is a Girl Scout Ambassador in Long Beach, California. She wrote this bilingual book in both Spanish and English for pediatric patients and their families. To provide medically accurate information, she worked with radiation therapists, oncologists and Certified Child Life Specialists. Radiation therapy is a subject dear to Giovanna’s heart as she saw her mother go through it during her battle with breast cancer in 2019.


Eva meets Dr Mac

Eva Meets Dr Mac

written by Tracy Hughes, edited by Victoria Woodside, illustrated by Pulse of Life Design House
This is the first children’s picture book in Tracy Hughes’ series of adventures, aimed at breaking down the barriers that children and families face when they hear the words that no family should ever have to hear: childhood cancer. Inspired by the real life story of Eva — a beautifully adored baby girl — and her own battle with childhood cancer, Eva Meets Dr Mac deals with this battle in child-friendly, fun, and adventure-packed verse. This tale of sibling love in the midst of adversity is a must read for all families. You can purchase the book here.


You Can't Do That In A Hospital!

You Can’t Do That In A Hospital!

written by Charlotte Samiec, illustrated by Andrew Pinder
A 64 page memory-maker, doodle-pad, story-storer, brain-engager, boredom-stopper, kick-starter, idea-waker, picture-keeper, captain’s log, thought-provoker book, especially created for sick and hospitalized children everywhere. Enjoy and share, with our compliments.


Color-Me Cozy

Color-Me Cozy

written and illustrated by Anya Broverman-Wray
This coloring book is specially designed to entertain and support children with cancer. You can view, download, and print every page in this book and so much more over at our Coloring and Activity Sheets page!


Parent's Guide to Clinical Trials

A Parent’s Guide to Clinical Trials

written by Ruth I Hoffman, MPH, illustrated by Trevor Romain
A concise reference guide which explains what clinical trials are. It defines, in easy-to-understand language, a clinical trial’s process and structure.


Dance In The Rain

Dance In The Rain

written by Ruth I Hoffman, MPH, illustrated by Trevor Romain
A journal tailored for teenagers diagnosed with cancer. This private journal gives adolescents a place to write out their thoughts and feelings throughout their cancer journey.


Understanding the Journey

Understanding the Journey: A Parent’s Guide to DIPG

edited by Ruth I Hoffman, MPH
A 368-page comprehensive resource that guides the family whose child has been diagnosed with a diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma through this difficult diagnosis. Written by pediatric neuro-oncology experts and by parents of children with DIPG, this resource offers in-depth medical information as well as and emotional understanding and guidance.


Marvelous Marleigh

Marvelous Marleigh

written by Ruth I Hoffman, MPH, photography by Marie Dominique Verdier
A 31-page book for preschoolers diagnosed with cancer (ages 1 to 5 years). Through real-life photos, preschool children are able to identify with Marleigh’s treatments and hospital stays. The last page of the book includes a mirror so that children can see themselves and reflect upon the thought that Marvelous Marleigh is “just like them.”


Chemo, Craziness, & Comfort

Chemo, Craziness, & Comfort

edited by Ruth I Hoffman, MPH, illustrated by Trevor Romain & Tommy Burns
A 200-page resource that provides practical advice for children diagnosed with cancer. Warm and funny illustrations and easy-to-read text help the child make sense of cancer and its treatment. Suitable for ages 6 to 12, and their parents too!


Cozy Port-a-Cat Cares Journal

Cozy Port-a-Cat Cares Journal

written by Ruth I Hoffman, MPH, illustrated by Trevor Romain
A fun keepsake that provides a way for the child to document his or her cancer journey. While it is a helpful tool for the child undergoing treatment, this journal is also a cherished treasure for family and friends, who can read it and experience the cancer journey through the thoughts and words of a child. A Cozy-Port-A-Cat and colorful Gesture Pen may also be ordered with this resource.

More books are coming soon!