books

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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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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I personally have this book sitting on my bookshelf — it’s a great addition to make to your child life section! “When facing a life-challenging or even terminal illness, it’s all about being normal. That’s what kids and teens want for themselves and from the people around them. With wit, wisdom, and courage, young people […]

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This Book Is For All Kids, But Especially My Sister Libby. Libby Died.  I’ve bought this book myself — it’s a children’s book written by a little boy, Jack, about his sister, Libby. In it he asks questions and makes comments in a very honest way. Definitely a must have for those sad moments in […]

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