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Books published by publisher American Cancer Society

  • Good News Bible

    American Bible Society

    Imitation Leather (American Bible Society, March 1, 2001)
    Giant print Bible with glossary, a chronology of the Bible, subject index, and book introductions and outlines.
  • My Cancer Days

    Courtney Filigenzi, Nicole Tadgell

    Hardcover (American Cancer Society, Nov. 20, 2015)
    Winner: 2016 International Book Awards, Children's Mind/Body/Spirit; 2016 National Health Information Award, Silver Medal; 2016 Bookvana Awards, Health and Healing: Cancer Inspirational; 2016 Bookvana Awards: Children's Mind/Body/Spirit; 2016 Best Book Awards, Children's Mind/Body/Spirit Finalist: 2016 Best Book Awards, Health: Cancer——— Helping children with cancer cope with their illness, this illustrated book approaches their emotions from diagnosis through treatment in a way that they can easily understand and can help describe what they are feeling. In the story, a young girl uses color to express her full range of emotions as she undergoes cancer treatment. Some days she's sad, some days she's happy, and other days she's scared or angry. The girl comes to realize that these ups and downs are perfectly normal for her situation. The book assures children with cancer that they are not alone, and helps them understand that it's okay to let out their feelings.
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  • Kids' First Cookbook: Delicious-Nutritious Treats to Make Yourself!

    American Cancer Society

    Hardcover (American Cancer Society, Oct. 1, 1999)
    Inside this beautifully illustrated cookbook are activities, colorful recipes, and cooking tips that helps turn meal preparation into exciting family fun. From the simplest snacks and drinks to masterful meals, kids create their own masterpieces using step-by-step illustrations and learn to make healthy and wholesome food choices that will benefit them for a lifetime. In addition to the 53 recipes that list the number of servings, calories, and fat grams in each meal, the book includes instructions on how to read a food label, kitchen safety, and a guide to the food pyramid.
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  • Good News Bible With Deuterocanonicals/apocrypha-GNT

    American Bible Society

    Paperback (American Bible Society, Nov. 30, 1996)
    ABS Item # 105094. Compact Bible with Deuterocanonicals and Imprimatur. Contains Sepuagint passages, a mini-dictionary, and a chronology of the Bible
  • Let My Colors Out

    Courtney Filigenzi, Shennen Bersani

    Hardcover (American Cancer Society, July 1, 2009)
    Help children cope with range of emotions following a parent’s cancer diagnosis Unfortunately, many young children today are dealing with their parents’ diagnoses and battles with lifethreatening illnesses. In Let My Colors Out, a young child is dealing with his mom’s diagnosis and treatment of cancer. He experiences a range of emotions—scared, sad, jealous, feeling fine, denial, anger—that together form a rainbow of hope through this critical time. This fully illustrated board book (concluding with a clever pop-up of balloons) can be a useful tool for parents, teachers, and counselors who deal with children ages 4-8. It will help children realize that they are not alone and that other people have felt the same things they are feeling. This book can open up channels of communication between parents and their children, giving children not only understanding, but also assurance that they can share their feelings.
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  • The Long and the Short of It: A Tale About Hair

    Barbara Meyers, Lydia Criss Mays, Shennen Bersani

    (American Cancer Society, Jan. 25, 2011)
    Winner: 2012 Apex Award of Publishing Excellence, One-of-akind Health and Medical Publication; 2011 Association Trends All Media Contest, Gold; 2011 National Health Information Award, Bronze, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; 2011 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Children's Books; Finalist: 2012 National Indie Excellence Award, Children's Picture Books; 2011 USA Best Book Award, Children's Picture Books ——— With colorful illustrations and a comforting message, this picture book follows the parallel stories of two young girls who are having problems with their hair. One wants to grow her hair longer, while the other, who has lost her hair during cancer treatment, would just like to have it back. Their friendship leads them to a new understanding of hair loss and the act of giving, and teaches them about courage, generosity, and pride. A helpful reading and discussion guide for parents and a list of fun, related learning activities for kids are also included.
  • Extreme Faith Bible: Contemporary English Version

    American Bible Society

    Paperback (American Bible Society, April 30, 2000)
    Contains reader's aids and supplements designed for youth.
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  • Our Dad is Getting Better: When Treatment Ends, Healing Begins

    Alexander Silver, Emily Silver, Anna Silver

    Hardcover (American Cancer Society, June 12, 2007)
    When Treatment Ends, Healing Begins The children of this nation's 10 million cancer survivors, whose lives-just like those of their parents-have been seriously disrupted and forever altered by cancer, need thoughtful and engaging books to help them through the survivorship phase.This is exactly what Our Mom Is Getting Better and Our Dad Is Getting Better do.These books focus on what children need to hear when treatment ends-a message of hope and healing. Written and illustrated by three children, veterans of their mother's cancer diagnosis, these books are geared for children 4-8 years of age.
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  • Nana, What's Cancer?

    Beverlye Hyman Fead, Tessa Mae Hamermesh, Shennen Bersani

    Hardcover (American Cancer Society, Oct. 1, 2009)
    Winner: 2010 National Health Information Award, Gold; 2010 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Children's Picture Books - Health and Safety; Finalist: 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Children's Juvenile Non-Fiction; 2010 National Indie Excellence Award, Children's Nonfiction2009 USA Best Books Award, Children's Nonfiction ——— Tessa is a 10-year-old girl who wants to understand the confusing world of cancer and then to be able to explain it to other children. She embarks on her quest by asking questions of her Nana, whose answers are designed to both ease children’s fears and provide them with factual information.
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  • And Still They Bloom: A Family's Journey of Loss and Healing

    Amy Rovere, Joel Spector

    Hardcover (American Cancer Society, June 25, 2012)
    Winner: 2013 National Health Information Award, Silver; 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Children's Picture Book; 2012 Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Bronze, Mind/Body/Spirit, Self-Esteem; 2012 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Juvenile Level 2 Books 9-12, Mind/Body/Spirit; 2012 USA Best Book Award, Parenting/Family: General; 2012 Association Trends All-Media Contest Finalist ——— Responding to the fact that coping with a parent’s death can be especially hard on young children, this beautifully written and illustrated book is a valuable resource for parents and counselors. Ten-year-old Emily and seven-year-old Ben must deal with the loss of their mother to cancer. Guided by conversations with their father, they embark on a journey of grief and healing, each searching for a path to acceptance. Along the way, both children realize that their mother will always be with them in their hearts. And just as their mother’s flowers had bloomed in the garden, Emily and Ben emerge from the darkness of grief to bloom once more. Using nature as a backdrop for the cycles of life, this moving story emphasizes hope and healing and will connect with all readers who have lost a loved one.
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  • The Long and the Short of It: A Tale About Hair

    Barbara Meyers, Lydia Criss Mays, Shennen Bersani

    Hardcover (American Cancer Society, Jan. 25, 2011)
    Winner: 2012 Apex Award of Publishing Excellence, One-of-akind Health and Medical Publication; 2011 Association Trends All Media Contest, Gold; 2011 National Health Information Award, Bronze, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; 2011 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Children's Books; Finalist: 2012 National Indie Excellence Award, Children's Picture Books; 2011 USA Best Book Award, Children's Picture Books ——— With colorful illustrations and a comforting message, this picture book follows the parallel stories of two young girls who are having problems with their hair. One wants to grow her hair longer, while the other, who has lost her hair during cancer treatment, would just like to have it back. Their friendship leads them to a new understanding of hair loss and the act of giving, and teaches them about courage, generosity, and pride. A helpful reading and discussion guide for parents and a list of fun, related learning activities for kids are also included.
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  • Our Mom Is Getting Better

    Alex Silver, Emily Silver, Anna Rose Silver

    Hardcover (American Cancer Society, June 1, 2007)
    Winner: 2008 National Health Information Award, Bronze; 2007 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Inspirational/Motivational ——— Written for children whose parents are cancer survivors, this thoughtful and engaging book address important survivorship issues to help families move on after treatment ends. Containing a message of hope and healing, the topics include the possibility of recurrence, continued fatigue, pain, and other symptoms, exercise and diet, proper rest and sleep, and returning to work and social life.
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