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Children's Book Corner

 

NAPNAP's Children's Book Corner provides a list of children's books written by PNPs that address a variety of pediatric health topics and illnesses, such as immunizations, asthma, food allergies and autism.  

 

 

 

 

 

Michael's Superheroes

By: Karlen E. Luthy, DNP, FNP

Michael's Superheroes

This is a story about Michael, a boy who is scared to go to the doctor's office to get his immunizations. Michael's mother explains that shots only hurt like a pinch and then they help the superheroes inside Michael's body to become strong enough to fight germs. Join Michael on his reluctant quest to becoming a superhero! Order the book.

Caterpillar Cole Broke His Leg

By: Mary B. Hammock, MSN, CPNP

Caterpillar Cole Broke His Leg

This is a story about Caterpillar Cole and his fall that results in a broken leg. The book takes a look at Cole’s injury and his subsequent casting that helps him heal quickly. The story provides a pleasant and informative look at a common problem! Order the book.

Kangaroo Kate Has Asthma

By: Mary B. Hammock, MSN, CPNP

Kangaroo Kate Has Asthma

This is a story about Kangaroo Kate’s premature birth and subsequent development of asthma. It describes her difficulties with maintaining healthy lungs and the medicines she takes to get well and stay well. The book illustrates her growth with asthma and how she overcomes her illness to be healthy and active. The story provides a pleasant and informative look at a common illness! Order the book.

John is Allergic to Peanuts

By: Mary B. Hammock, MSN, CPNP

John Is Allergic To Peanuts

This is a story about a little boy named John who had a life-threatening reaction to his peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The book tells of John's reaction to peanut butter, his hospital adventure and a food allergy plan to keep him safe, all with the help of Ms. Mary, his advanced-practice registered nurse. Order the book.

Little Lion Lopez is a Picky Eater

By: Mary B. Hammock, MSN, CPNP

Little Lion Lopez is a Picky Eater

This is a book about a little lion who becomes a very picky eater. After seeing his advanced-practice registered nurse, Ms. Mary, his parents make some quick and easy changes to get him on the road to better eating and good health. It is informative for all picky eaters and their parent. Order the book.

My Name is Jacob and I am Autistic

By: Mary B. Hammock, MSN, CPNP

My Name is Jacob and I am Autistic

This is a story about encouragement, hope, and patience that was written for children with autism and their families, as well as the many children interacting with autistic children. Order the book.

Little Lamb Lily Wakes With An Ear Ache

By: Mary B. Hammock, MSN, CPNP

Little Lamb Lily Wakes with an Ear Ache

This is a story about a little lamb who has great adventures with her grandma and goes off to sleep, only to wake with an ear ache. The book walks through a typical visit at the pediatric office and how her advanced-practice registered nurse examines Little Lily. Order the book.

Nurse Teddy Bear Learns About Food Allergies

By: Ann Lempert Deutsch, RN, MSN, CPNP

Nurse Teddy Bear Learns About Food Allergies

Schools recognize the growing number of students with potentially life threatening food allergies. These suggested guidelines are intended to address the specific needs of food allergic students and the creation of a safe environment for all. Order the book.

Princess Reagan and the Paci Fairy

By: Mary B. Hammock, MSN, CPNP

Princess Reagan and the Paci Fairy

This is a story about Princess Reagan growing from a baby bunny into a big girl rabbit. She really loves her pacifier and doesn’t want to give it up. Her advanced-practice registered nurse, Ms. Mary, gives Princess Reagan love, encouragement, and an assigned task to help her release her pacifier to a new baby in need. Princess Reagan is proud and eager to report her success. Order the book.

Mathew Moose Goes for a Check-Up

By: Mary B. Hammock, MSN, CPNP

Matthew Moose Goes For A Check-Up

This is a story about Matthew Moose going to see Ms. Mary, his advanced-practice registered nurse, for his five-year check-up. It illustrates many simple mistakes that could turn into a catastrophe but then Ms. Mary puts him on the right track to good health and safety. This is a story that is  pleasant and entertaining and provides informative guidance. Order the book.