Tough Topics: Illness

It can be difficult to talk to a child about serious illness. These books will help you start a conversations with your child about battling sickness.

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Ages 0-6

Ages 7-12

The Lemonade Club

Patricia Polacco


When Marilyn and her teacher, Miss Wichelman, both get cancer, they encourage each other and, aided by medical treatments and support from friends, they get better. Based on a true story.