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Mom goes to war

Author: Irene Aparici Martín; Mónica Carretero; Jon Brokenbrow
Publisher: Madrid : Cuento de Luz, ©2012.
Series: Light series (Cuento de Luz (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An unspeakable illness: cancer. A mother who wants to explain to her children what is happening, and how their lives will change over the coming months ... A queen who begins a lengthy war with many battles, together with an army of allies who will fight unconditionally by her side. Mom Goes to War is a tale that takes children and adults on a fascinating, adventure-filled journey through the human body. It is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Aparici Martín; Mónica Carretero; Jon Brokenbrow
ISBN: 9788415503200 8415503202
OCLC Number: 812068251
Notes: Original title: Mamá se va a la guerra.
Awards: Runner-up for International Latino Book Awards 2013 (United States)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series Title: Light series (Cuento de Luz (Firm))
Other Titles: Mamá se va a la guerra.
Responsibility: Irene Aparici Martín ; illustrated by Mónica Carretero ; [English translation by Jon Brokenbrow].

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"An unspeakable illness: cancer. A mother who wants to explain to her children what is happening, and how their lives will change over the coming months ... A queen who begins a lengthy war with many battles, together with an army of allies who will fight unconditionally by her side. Mom Goes to War is a tale that takes children and adults on a fascinating, adventure-filled journey through the human body. It is a story full of positive energy, which will help parents, doctors and educators teach young readers values such as courage, solidarity and hope"--Page 4 of cover.

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."..the picturesque illustrations, compelling conceptualization, and poignant story of a mother's struggle to survive will both inform and stimulate children." --"School Library Journal"

 
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