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Author: Lori Ries; Erin Eitter Kono
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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When a mother loses her hair during chemotherapy, a son gives her constant support as he helps her choose a wig.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Ries; Erin Eitter Kono
ISBN: 9781590784860 1590784863
OCLC Number: 123968493
Awards: Commended for Oregon Book Awards (Children's) 2008
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Lori Ries ; illustrated by Erin Eitter-Kono.

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Mum is on her way to the hospital to get "alien blobs" zapped with medicine. The alien blobs are cancer. The treatment helps, but it also makes Mum lose her hair. One day she says, "Today is wig  Read more...

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"This positive and upbeat approach to coping with cancer will be a welcome addition - younger than, but complimentary to Patricia Polacco's "The Lemonade Club" (2007)." --"Kirkus Reviews" "Handles a Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-12) Good Permalink

     A little boy finds out that his mom is sick with cancer.  The cancer point is explained very simply. The son takes her food, she looses her hair, she lies on the couch, and she feels sick.  When she feels better she takes her son to a wig store shopping for a wig...
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