Maria's Marvelous Bones
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About This Item
Maria hurts her arm by accident. She meets very kind people at the hospital. Maria learns about fractures, casts, x-rays, and how bones heal. She also learns to be brave.
Written by a bone surgeon to guide kids through fracture treatment and healing,
Maria's Marvelous Bones also embraces gender and cultural diversity in healthcare professionals.
"The story takes readers on a realistic journey, which concludes when Maria gets her cast removed. It also introduces educational elements, including anatomical terms...Guile's (Bear Picks a Pumpkin, 2018, etc.) top-notch illustrations are charming and colorful, with diverse characters. They emphasize friendly faces, which will be particularly encouraging to young patients in similar circumstances.
A wonderful resource to help prepare children for medical intervention after an injury." -- KIRKUS REVIEW
"It is a gentle tale, encouraging and informative, without being frightening. Even the artwork by Gill Guile has a soft-edged quality. Accurate medical terms are used throughout and each is described in child-friendly language" - Lethbridge Herald
"Teach littles about fractures [and] orthopaedic work! Maria's Marvelous Bones by COA member Carrie Kollias embraces gender and cultural diversity in healthcare. Congrats, Dr. Kollias. Beautiful!" -- @CdnOrthoAssoc (Canadian Orthopaedic Association)
I am a pediatric orthopedist (bone doctor for kids). I bought this book for my waiting room, my patients love it Thank you for this on behalf of my young patients! -- Dr Jennifer M. Weiss
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Dr Carrie Kollias
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)|
8.50 x 8.50 x 0.25 Inches
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