Who's Sick Today?; Lynne Cherry; 1998; ages 2 to 5; fiction. A delightful book
using rhymes for various animals to describe the universal experience of acute illness.
I Wish I Was Sick Too; Franz Brandenberg; 1990; ages 3 to 6; nonfiction. A picture book
about the special attention that may be needed by siblings of children who have acute illnesses.
Anna's Special Present; Yoriko Tsutsui; out of print; ages 3 to 6; fiction. An older
sibling's protectiveness and other feelings about her sister who goes to the hospital and requires surgery.
When Vera Was Sick; Vera Rosenberry; 1998; ages 3 to 6; nonfiction. The book describes
the nurturing, the frustration of acute illness, and the joy of recovery of a Hispanic child who becomes
acutely ill. Beautiful illustrations.
When Molly Was In The Hospital; Debbie Duncan; 1994; ages 4 to 8; fiction. A child
describes her feelings when her younger sister needs surgery. Acknowledges the complex feelings
of concern and jealousy when illness consumes a family.