These beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybooks simplify and normalize complicated childhood conditions, like arthritis. When read aloud, other children can identify why a peer may be treated differently and begin to empathize with them. In addition, children whose conditions set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. Each book includes a Kids’ Quiz to reinforce new information and Ten Tips for Teachers to provide additional facts and ideas for teacher use. In Taking Arthritis to School, Eric’s story helps other children realize that, despite arthritis, he is just like other kids.

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