Los niños que afrontan el cáncer—sea su propio, un miembro de la familia, un amigo, o hasta un animal doméstico—encontrarán en este libro ayuda para el entendimiento de esta enfermedad. Un muchacho joven descubre una protuberancia en su perro, quien luego es diagnosticado con esas palabras temidas: “Es cáncer”. El muchacho cariñosamente se encarga del cuidado de su perro que será sometido a los mismos tipos de tratamientos y que tendrá muchas de las mismas reacciones que un humano tendría en circunstancias similares (transferencia). La escritora médica y autora premiada de libros de niños, Sherry North, teje artísticamente este serio tema con una historia que hasta los chiquitos pueden comprender.
Whoosh...the wind blows open a creaky gate. Inquisitive and mischievous, a homeless little cat scampers through - and suddenly finds herself in the wondrous world of an organic farm! Affectionately named "Molly" by the farmers who discover her, she romps, naps, and hunts among the vegetables. Seen through Molly's eyes, the reader discovers the interplay of nature that grows wholesome food. But what will happen to Molly when winter comes? Based on a true story, Molly will touch children's hearts while introducing them to plants and the key elements of growing food organically. Standards-based science concepts and activities at the end of the book expand the message of the story.
Children facing cancer--whether their own, a family member's, a friend's, or even a pet's--will find help in understanding the disease through this book. 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). 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.
Bailey Beaver learns a painful lesson about keeping his teeth healthy. Personal Health: Caring for Your Teeth.
Pig has a big goal! But will he shape up or just have fun in the mud? Fitness: Staying Active.
Mom is in for a surprise when a trip to the zoo brings out the animal in everyone! Fitness: Staying Flexible.
Ricky Raccoon's picnic turns into a fun feast when friends bring their favorite snacks. Nutrition: Healthy Snacks.