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Why, Charlie Brown, Why?: A Story About What Happens When a Friend Is Very Ill

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In this timeless classic, the "Peanuts" gang faces the serious sickness of a good friend with all the sensitivity, caring, and warmth that is the trademark of Charles Schultz's work. "Why, Charlie Brown, Why"? is a heartwarming story of a child dealing with great challenges and profound questions.
When young Janice is diagnosed with leukemia, Charlie Brown looks for answer
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Hardcover, 64 pages
Published August 27th 2002 by Ballantine Books (first published January 1st 1990)
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Jacqui Ainsworth
Mar 18, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: families dealing with cancer
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An excellent book about childhood leukemia. Linus' friend has leukemia and the Peanuts characters learn about cancer and its treatment. The book is non-threatening but not too sweet or too obviously knowledge-centered.

I read it to my 5 and 8 yos. My mother is living with us while she undergoes treatment for breast cancer. I used this book as an opening for discussion. The kids enjoyed it and the 5yo wants to keep it for herself. I got it from the cancer center library so need to return it thoug
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Dec 20, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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Snoopy and friends again! I love this little book- fun, sensible but not too preachy or tear-jerker kind. Recommended.
Abraham Ray
Oct 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: lovers of the peanuts comic strip, those that need to learn about medicine
great book about leukemia for children
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Charles Monroe Schulz was an American cartoonist, whose comic strip Peanuts proved one of the most popular and influential in the history of the medium, and is still widely reprinted on a daily basis.

Schulz's first regular cartoons, Li'l Folks, were published from 1947 to 1950 by the St. Paul Pioneer Press; he first used the name Charlie Brown for a character there, although he applied the name in
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