What Every Child Needs to Know about Cancer (Board Books)
Need to Know, 9781940705019, 22pp.
Publication Date: March 18, 2014
There is nothing good about cancer. It is frightening, disrupts lives, and affects nearly all members of our society. With honesty, integrity, and simplicity, What Every Child Needs To Know About Cancer explains this disease to young children, helping them to understand the modern world and, more importantly, the adults in their lives. Written by two dads - a child expert and an M.D. and noted oncology analyst - What Every Child Needs To Know About Cancer is the book for any child whose life has been disrupted by the disease.
About the Author
R. Bradley Snyder, Ed.M., is a recognized expert on the behaviors and preferences of children and adolescents. Trained in research methods and developmental psychology, he is best known for his work with children and youth, ranging from usability testing with hemophilic teenagers, to pilot testing for Cartoon Network, to conducting focus groups with youth inside juvenile prisons and has won the prestigious Innovations in American Government Award from Harvard University. Brad is the author of numerous studies and is a regular speaker at conferences. His parenting book, The 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids, is being described as an "urgent 'must-read'" by experts. He lives in Scottsdale, AZ. Marc Engelsgjerd, M.D., oversees the oncology practice of a healthcare consultancy and has served as Director of Clinical Affairs at Veritas Medicine. Dr. Engelsgjerd graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arizona and received his medical degree from UCSF. He lives in New York City.