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 Nonfiction
2009 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.
|Publisher:||American Cancer Society, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Beverlye Hyman Fead is a cancer survivor and author of I Can Do This. Tessa Mae Hamermesh is 11 years old and the eldest of Beverlye’s five grandchildren. Shennen Bersani is a children’s book illustrator and a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
My grandma had coner in her brain and it was bery hars for our family to see her go through this by herself so we all went through it together i was scard that my grandma was going to die bit god had another plan for her life and she is still with us and she is still going through this because god knows what other people need so thats why she is still going through this coner and she has witness to a lot of people by her going through this she has told people about th live of god and god loves them and he wents to be part of their lifes and he wents to be their heaveny father and he wents them to know him for themselfs
A well-written, valuable book for any family with a member or relative facing cancer.
Nana, What's Cancer? is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards® honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books; and Tara Paterson, Certified Parent Coach and founder of the Mom's Choice Awards. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.