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What about Me?: Well Children with Sick Siblings

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A sick or injured child can disrupt the best of families. Parents are frequently so focused on the sick child that well siblings may feel abandoned. In spite of the love they feel for their sibling, a well child may be annoyed with all the attention their sick sibling receives. The well child may feel guilty about their anger or annoyance. Conflicting emotions can overwhel ...more
Paperback, 26 pages
Published April 8th 2010 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Sahara *Wants to be thrown against wall and ravage
What About Me is a cute little book, addressing the issue of a sick sibling who gets all of the attention and the other is feeling left out, angry or guilty. He uses cute little bear cartoons and simple language for kids to understand.
It tells of Bradley who is having mixed emotions because his sister has broken her leg. He talks all about his feelings and how he deals with them. Then his dad comes in to talk to Bradley and to comfort him.

If you have a child in this situation or knows of a child
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Annie Frame
Apr 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful story! William G. Bentrim connects with the young reader from beginning to end. He effortlessly presents a situation that most children will relate to at sometime or other, and takes them by the hand leading them gently through complex feelings. Emotions of jealousy, anger and resentment are all addressed with ease and perfectly entwined in the story line. Some authors have a gift in connecting with young minds and William G. Bentrim is one of them. I will be recommending 'What ...more
Barbara Smith
Apr 26, 2010 rated it it was amazing
William G. Bentrim’s latest book "What About Me?" really hits the mark in dealing with a child’s mixed emotions when a sibling is ill or hurt. Most children have experienced the feeling of being left out but it’s doubly hard when they’re left out by their own family. This can happen when there’s illness within a family and it’s very upsetting and confusing for the child. Often beyond the child’s control, jealousy and anger may result, causing more problems for the family unit already under stres ...more
Linda B
May 12, 2010 rated it it was amazing
William G. Bentrim creates special books for children. He uses kindness and sensitivity to create stories for children going through difficult times. Using the same type of bear characters from some of his previous books, Mr. Bentrim shows much wisdom in his approach to difficult subjects that cause stress in children.


What About Me? is for children with a sibling with a sickness or injury and explores the feelings of guilt, neglect, or jealously they may experience when the parents are busy car
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Natalie
May 11, 2010 rated it it was amazing
What About Me is a cute little book, addressing the issue of a sick sibling who gets all of the attention and the other is feeling left out, angry or guilty. He uses cute little bear cartoons and simple language for kids to understand.
It tells of Bradley who is having mixed emotions because his sister has broken her leg. He talks all about his feelings and how he deals with them. Then his dad comes in to talk to Bradley and to comfort him.

If you have a child in this situation or knows of a child
...more
William Bentrim
Apr 13, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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I am currently working hard as an author, my 4th career. I owned and operated a convenience store for 10 years and a computer networking company for 25 years. I was a school teacher and counselor in the public schools. I am a proud husband, father and grandfather. I am someone who cares about the people around me, who wants to improve the society we all live in, who hopes on a daily basis to leave ...more