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Nana, what's cancer?

Author: Beverlye Hyman Fead; Tessa Mae Hamermesh; Shennen Bersani
Publisher: Atlanta : American Cancer Society, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fead, Beverlye Hyman.
Nana, What's Cancer? : A Healing Conversation Between Grandmother and Granddaughter.
Chicago : American Cancer Society, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beverlye Hyman Fead; Tessa Mae Hamermesh; Shennen Bersani
ISBN: 9781604430721 1604430729 9781604430714 1604430710 9781604430707 1604430702
OCLC Number: 754582785
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : color illustrations
Contents: Nana, what's cancer? --
What causes cancer? --
Can you catch cancer? --
Can anyone get cancer? --
When you have cancer, do you have to stay in bed? --
Can you get cancer when you already have another disease? --
Is it okay to feel sad when someone you love has cancer? --
Why are some cancers worse than others? --
Do animals ever get cancer? --
Is there anything else we can do to stop cancer? --
Do children get cancer, too? --
What's important to remember about cancer? --
Resources.
Responsibility: written by Beverlye Hyman Fead and Tessa Mae Hamermesh ; illustrated by Shennen Bersani.

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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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