Sickle Cell Anemia


Harris, Jacqueline. Sickle Cell Disease. Twenty First Century Books, 2001. Real life experiences, plus discussion of the illness, it's symptoms, causes and treatment. Ages 12 up.

Gold, Susan Dudley. Sickle Cell Disease. Enslow Pub. Inc., 2001. Includes symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, and tells one child's story. Ages 9 – 14.

Gordon, Melanie Apel. Let's Talk About Sickle Cell Anemia. PowerKids Press, c 2003. A simple introduction to sickle cell anemia, describing it's symptoms, it's effects on the body, and how to cope with the disease. Ages 4 – 8.

Walker, Dava. Puzzles. Lollipop Power Books, Carolina Wren Press, NC, c 1996. Nine year old Cassie tries to complete a school project while coping with the pain and fatigue of sickle cell anemia. Ages 7 - 10.