Resources for Kids


When Mom has Cancer

The Goodbye Cancer Garden

Authors: Janna Matthies; Kristi Valiant

Nowhere Hair: Explains Cancer and Chemo to Your Kids

Author: Sue Glader

My Mum’s Got Cancer

Authors: Lucy Blunt; Eloise Osborn; Petrea King

When Your Mom Has Cancer: Helping Children Cope at Home and Beyond (Religious)

Author: Maryann Makekau

Butterfly Kisses and Wishes on Wings: When someone you love has cancer…a hopeful, helpful book for kids

Author: Ellen McVicker

12 and Up

What’s Up with Bridget’s Mom – Medikidz Explain Breast Cancer

Author: Kim Chilman-Blair

Young Adults

Taking Care of Your “Girls”: A Breast Health Guide for Girls, Teens and In-Betweens

Authors: Marisa Weiss & Isabel Friedman

Life on the Refrigerator Door

Author: Alice Kuipers

Breast Cancer Prevention

Author: Paula Johanson



Camp Kesem A week-long camp with various locations across the state for kids 6-16 who have a parent with cancer.