Told from the perspective of an eight year old girl, this book focuses on a child who has a very sick grandmother. When the story begins she remembers beautiful memories of her grandmother but as it continues the events start to change. The girl tries to find answers to what is happening to her grandmother as her inner circle and herself become emotionally affected by the sickness. This book has been inspired by a woman battling cancer and her granddaughter who could not make sense of the events that were transpiring. The story is written in both English and Spanish because the main character is of Hispanic descent. My Abuela is Sick deals with cancer, a subject that is difficult for many parents to talk about and moreover, give their children the appropriate answers to their questions. Explaining cancer to kids is not an easy task. This book is a learning tool for children, parents and educators. It includes an educational page on how to talk to kids about cancer.
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Jennifer Bisignano was born in Trenton, New Jersey and grew up running through fire hydrants, climbing trees and chasing ice cream trucks. When most children were playing house, Jennifer was playing school. She would have her bears lined up and serve them milk and cookies.Jennifer Bisignano earned an associate degree in Child Development, a bachelor's degree in Child Studies and a master s degree in Early Childhood. She lives in Maryland with her husband, who builds simulators, two dogs and a guinea pig named Kenny. Jennifer likes children and encourages them to follow their dreams. She dreams to open a small school one day and let every child experience a great childhood.
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