The Bald-Headed Princess: Cancer, Chemo, and Courage

Pages: 96, Black & white
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Age Range: 8-13
Item #: 441B046
ISBN: 978-1-4338-0737-4
List Price: $14.95
Copyright: 2010
Format: Hardcover
Other Format: Softcover
Availability: In Stock
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What is a girl with cancer to do? Will her friends still want to hang out with her? Can she play soccer? And what about school? How will she manage homework from home and the hospital? Can she please get back to a normal life? A life with hair and without chemo?

Isabel learns that having cancer is just awful, but it can't change who she is. With the support of her friends and family, along with her courage and fabulous sense of humor, she gets through the side effects, the scariness, and the baldness of cancer and chemo.

About the Author
Maribeth Ditmars lives in Sarasota, Florida, and is an elementary school teacher. Her son, Christopher, died of leukemia in 2001. Since then, Maribeth, together with her family—Bob, Jarrod, and Erin—speaks in memory of Christopher and fundraises for cancer treatment and to support affected families everywhere.