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Writing the Good Fight: What books could exist in her fictional world that merit such a harsh assessment? More to the point, what books about teens dealing with cancer are available for readers like you and me?
Before I Die by Jenny Downham: Side Effects by Amy Goldman Koss: A Summer to Die by Lois Lowry: In her poignant first novel, Lowryrecipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award, tells the story of siblings Meg and Molly. Deadline by Chris Crutcher: At his yearly physical, eighteen-year-old Ben Wolf learns that he has a rare and incurable form of leukemia and that he has a year to live.
Telling no one, including his family, Ben refuses treatment and decides to cram an entire lifetime of experiences into one year, including playing football and dating the beautiful Dallas Suzuki.
Average eighth-grader Steven Alper is a superb drummer, but after his 5-year-old brother Jeffrey is diagnosed with leukemia and his parents all but forget about him, Steven pours himself into his drumming and discovers that even an unexpected tragedy can have welcome outcomes.
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The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder: Cynical year-old Cam Cooper has been battling neuroblastema for seven years, and while she knows that her life is nearing its end, her mother moves them to Promise, Maine, where miracles are known to happen.
There, Cam learns about life, death, and what it means to feel truly alive. Holding at Third by Linda Zinnen: Angry about being uprooted and afraid that his brother might die, Matt confronts his feelings with the help of his baseball coach. Sisters Tess and Kristina are nothing alike—Tess is shy, and Kristina is outgoing—but when Kristina is diagnosed with an aggressive form of bone cancer and may lose her leg as a result, Tess finds herself the center of unwanted attention and the glue that holds her family together.
While the list above is not comprehensive, it includes books that feature teens dealing with cancer in their own ways:Publish one of your stories!
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One of my teachers in middle school read it to my class, and I loved it. It's the. School Library Journal says of the CHARMED LIFE series: "With a nod to Ann Brashares's "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" books (Delacorte), this series for the tween set features protagonists from diverse backgrounds.".