Books

Favorite Find of the Month

This month’s Favorite Find is a kickstarter campaign named Princessability that will create fairy tales where the leading roles are filled by princesses with a disability, cancer, or illness. Books will be available in English & in Spanish. Spread the word! Website: http://princesasespeciales.com Contact: Princessability@gmail.com Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/266879378/princessability Advertisements

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Child life library

Things have been so hectic this past week since coming back from conference! Luckily I had some time this morning to enjoy my coffee & take notes on my new book: “prescription for success: supporting children with autism spectrum disorder in the medical environment” by Jill Hudson. If time is kind to me, I hope […]

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X-Ray prep

Being that I work in the emergency room I am constantly prepping little ones to go get an X-Ray done. Luckily, my amazing co-worker, Caroline, shared one of her X-Ray prepping techniques with me! The book Cooper Gets An X-Ray is great because it shows colorful, child friendly pictures of what an X-Ray machine looks […]

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I was at a used book store the other day and found this little gem! “A mom of many hats” is a story from the point of view of a little girl whose mother gets diagnosed with cancer. The story explores the ways she and her brother coped with their mothers diagnosis and how they […]

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While searching around Georgetown University Hospital’s Child Life resources page, I found this awesome list of books that may be helpful to children dealing with hospitalization. Check it out! Helpful Books about Hospitalization A book is a great way to start explaining different things your child may see in a hospital. These are some recommendations. […]

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