Chemo Girl

Chemo Girl

by Christina Richmond
     
 

Chemo Girl is the fictional tale of a superhero created by Christina R ichmond who was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of muscle cancer, when she was in the seventh grade. She was only 12 years old. During her many hospitalizations, she developed the concept of Chemo Girl to help her cope with the chemotherapy treatments. She wrote Chem o Girl, not

Overview

Chemo Girl is the fictional tale of a superhero created by Christina R ichmond who was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of muscle cancer, when she was in the seventh grade. She was only 12 years old. During her many hospitalizations, she developed the concept of Chemo Girl to help her cope with the chemotherapy treatments. She wrote Chem o Girl, not only to help herself, but to help other children in simila r situations. She saw Chemo Girl as an educational tool for children a nd adults, both healthy and ill. The idea was to teach a positive, non -threatening side of chemotherapy and to realize there's always hope.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763703141
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
12/31/1996
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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