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"Kids with Courage"
University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center and Children's Hospital Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Published by Wisconsin Clearinghouse, 1998.

"Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Your Future"
by Nancy Keene, Wendy Hobbie & Kathy Ruccione
Published by Patient Center Guides
A Division of O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
"Helps childhood cancer survivors identify, cope with, or treat potential problems early if they do develop. Includes medical late effects from treatment, emotional aspects of surviving cancer, schedules for follow-up care, challenges in the healthcare system, and lifestyle choices."
Amazon.com Editorial Review

"Autobiography of a Face"
by Lucy Grealy
"At age nine, Lucy Grealy was diagnosed with a potentially terminal cancer. When she returned to school with a third of her jaw removed, she faced the cruel taunts of classmates. In this strikingly candid memoir, Grealy tells her story of great suffering and remarkable strength without sentimentality and with considerable wit. Vividly portraying the pain of peer rejection and the guilty pleasure of wanting to be special, Grealy captures with unique insight what it is like as a child and young adult to be torn between two warring impulses: to feel that more than anything else we want to be loved for who we are, while wishing desperately and secretly to be perfect." Amazon.com review

"The Cancer Survival Cookbook"
by Donna L. Weihofen, RD, MS with Christina Marino, MD
Published by Chronimed, 1998.

"A Life In The Balance"
by Scott Burton
Published by Inconvenience Productions, 1997.
Scott's new book gives an honest, human and funny look at not being afraid of life.

"Survivor: Taking Control of Your Fight against Cancer"
by Laura Landro
Published by Simon & Schuster Trade, 1998.

"The Jester Has Lost His Jingle"
by David Saltzman
Published by Jester Company, Incorporated, 1995.
This is a children's book about joy, humor, and optimism.

"Fighting Chance: Journeys Through Childhood Cancer"
by Harry Connolly, Tom Clancy, Curt I. Civin
Published by Woodholme House Publishers, 1997.

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