Athlete / Eleanor Archer.
An excellent and aspirational book about an athlete who has asthma, but manages it so that it doesn't interfere with her daily life and sport.
Charlie has asthma / Jenny Leigh
Simple story of Charlie the cheetah who is diagnosed with asthma and given advice and help to cope with it.
Zack has asthma / Jillian Powell.
Straightforward account of a child dealing positively with asthma.
Why is it so Hard to Breathe? - Pat Thomas
A basic introduction to asthma for children. Reassuring in tone, it covers both the causes and how asthma is treated and managed.
When a book might help
Sharing stories about various situations can put a child’s mind at ease and make transitions and new experiences easier to cope with and more understandable.
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