Jeannie Ann’s Grandma Has Breast Cancer
“Jeannie Ann’s Grandma Has Breast Cancer” is a new children’s book written by award-winning author Diane Davies, who is also a member of the SCBWI, a breast cancer survivor, a patient advocate, and a retired first-grade teacher. The goal of the book is to help young children comprehend and deal with the diagnosis of breast cancer in a loved one.
When Jeannie Ann, age six, finds out that her grandmother has breast cancer, she is your typical child. The news evokes the anxieties, inquiries, feelings, and misunderstandings that accompany a medical challenge. Jeannie Ann learns about what cancer can bring, including tumors, mastectomies, chemotherapy, pain, loss, and hope, with her devoted family by her side.
For children of all ages, “Jeannie Ann’s Grandma Has Breast Cancer” is a story written with love, truth, and compassion. It is an excellent tool for helping parents, grandparents, teachers, counselors, and young children cope with the diagnosis of breast cancer in a loved one.
One of the cancers that affects women the most frequently is breast cancer. Children need to be taught about breast cancer and how it affects families. It can be hard to talk about breast cancer with young children, but it’s important to help them understand what’s going on and how to help a loved one.
Davies’ book is a significant asset for guardians and parental figures who need to converse with small kids about breast cancer. The book teaches children about breast cancer, how it is treated, and how they can help those they love through this trying time.
Through her books for children, Diane Davies aims to encourage friendship, cooperation, and love for family and friends. She focuses on providing the necessary support to parents and caregivers who are talking to young children about breast cancer. Children can learn more about breast cancer and feel more at ease asking questions and expressing their feelings thanks to her book.
Diane Davies is a breast cancer survivor and dissident, spouse, mother, grandma, previous teacher, creator, previous leader overseer of Circle in the Field: Bush Leadership Fellow and Peer Support for Breast Cancer, 2011-2013. She lives in country Hastings, Minnesota, with Willy the garbage yard canine. The parents of Diane’s two grandchildren live next door. She spends most of her time at home on her boat, “Fiddle Fartin’ Around,” on the St. Croix River with her dog and her extended family.
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