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Books for Children with Chronic Illness

Good resources for school-aged children coping with chronic illnesses and conditions such as diabetes,
asthma, AIDS, sickle-cell anemia, epilepsy, autism, ADHD, Crohn's disease, cystic fibrosis, cancer, celiac
disease, renal disease, etc.
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I'm Squirrely! (The Nut Family, #1)


by Brenda Lochinger (Goodreads Author)
4.42 avg rating 26 ratings

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When Will I Feel Better?: Understanding Chronic Illness


by Robin Prince Monroe (Goodreads Author)
4.50 avg rating 2 ratings

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How to Be Human: Diary of an Autistic Girl


by Florida Frenz (Illustrations)
4.06 avg rating 93 ratings

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Taking Diabetes to School


by Kim Gosselin
4.03 avg rating 32 ratings

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom


by Bill Martin Jr.
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Allie the Allergic Elephant: A Children's Story of Peanut Allegries


by Nicole Smith
4.05 avg rating 43 ratings

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My Travelin' Eye
by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw
4.06 avg rating 127 ratings

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Cody the Allergic Cow: A Children's Story of Milk Allergies


by Nicole Smith
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I Have Asthma (Let's Talk About It Books)


by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
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Little Tree: A Story for Children with Serious Medical Problems


by Joyce C. Mills
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Taking Asthma to School (Special Kids in Schools Series , No 2)


by Kim Gosselin
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Taking Asthma to Camp


by Kim Gosselin
4.67 avg rating 3 ratings

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Why Am I So Tired?: A First Look at Childhood Diabetes


by Pat Thomas
3.33 avg rating 6 ratings

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Alex, The Kid With Aids


by Linda Walvoord Girard
3.45 avg rating 11 ratings

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I Am Utterly Unique: Celebrating the Strengths of Children with Asperger


Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism
by Elaine M. Larson
4.16 avg rating 50 ratings
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Chemo to the Rescue: A Children's Book about Leukemia


by Mary Brent
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Taking Visual Impairment To School


by Rita Whitman Steingold
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Weezie, the Elephant with Allergies


by Maranda Russell (Goodreads Author)
4.25 avg rating 24 ratings

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Sophie, Pay Attention (Rhoda, You Too)! (Kingdom Kids, #1)


by Susan Barnett Braun (Goodreads Author)
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Devin and the Greedy Ferret


by Leo B. Kennedy
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Olivia The Brave Olive Branch: A Story of Hope


by Amy Gramour
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A Kid's Guide to Autism


by Cameron Davis
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Abby the Alley Cat - Staying Safe from Dairy


by Myronie McKee
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Ariana Rose: A Story of Courage


by Ariana Feiner (Goodreads Author)
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The Brave Souls Club


by Danielle Viverito (Goodreads Author)
4.56 avg rating 9 ratings

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My Mommy Has Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Gail The Giraffe's Story


by Rebecca Clary (Goodreads Author)
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What Does Super Jonny Do When Mum Gets Sick? (U.K. version).
by Simone Colwill (Goodreads Author)
3.75 avg rating 63 ratings

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Soup and Bread


by Nonen Titi (Goodreads Author)
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Logan's Space Party


by L M K Worm
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Angel Donor
by Jennifer Gladen (Goodreads Author)
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The Lion Who Had Asthma


by Jonathan London
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