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Jamie's Journey: Cancer from the Voice of a Sibling
Jamie's Journey: Cancer from the Voice of a Sibling

Jamie's Journey: Cancer from the Voice of a Sibling


Write from the Heart!

As an educator for Mesa Public Schools in Arizona for 30 years, I instructed my students to write from their hearts, to write about topics that spoke to them and ignited a passion within them. I followed my own advice and Jamie's Journey: Cancer from the Voice of a Sibling was born! 13-year-old Jamie struggles with the complex emotions she feels following her 10-year-old sister, Jordan's cancer diagnosis. Jamie ultimately finds solace expressing her feelings in a journal.

Drawing on my experience volunteering with the Children's Cancer Network, I have written this book especially for siblings of pediatric cancer patients who may feel forgotten and unimportant. Part-book, part-journal, Jamie's Journey: Cancer from the Voice of a Sibling, gives these siblings a safe place to record their own experiences.

I want to teach students to write from their hearts, to let them know that they are not alone in what they are experiencing. This is the gist of my presentation: not the topic of cancer.



Contact: Sharon Wozny
Phone: 480-703-6204
Email
Website: http://www.siblingcancerbook.com

This listing is classified under the following topics:
Creativity ·
Family ·
Literature ·
Self-esteem ·
Writing ·

Grade Levels: K-3, 4-6, Middle School

Experience: Under 5 Visits


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