Winner: 2010 National Health Information Award, Gold; 2010 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Children's Picture Books - Health and Safety; Finalist: 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Children's Juvenile Non-Fiction; 2010 National Indie Excellence Award, Children's Nonfiction
2009 USA Best Books Award, Children's Nonfiction ——— Tessa is a 10-year-old girl who wants to understand the confusing world of cancer and then to be able to explain it to other children. She embarks on her quest by asking questions of her Nana, whose answers are designed to both ease children’s fears and provide them with factual information.
About the Author
Beverlye Hyman Fead is a cancer survivor and author of I Can Do This. Tessa Mae Hamermesh is 11 years old and the eldest of Beverlye’s five grandchildren. Shennen Bersani is a children’s book illustrator and a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
"The book is a helpful vehicle to get parents or grandparents to talk to their kids about the medical and emotional aspects of cancer." —Washington Post
Gold Recipient, Mom's Choice Awards 2010, Children's Picture Books: Health & Safety
Winner, The National "Best Books 2009" Awards, Health: Cancer USAbookNews.com: Honoring outstanding mainstream and independent books