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Based on the true story of six year old Katie Coolican, this sensitively written and illustrated book will help children and adults understand the process of organ and tissue donation. The determination of brain death and its meaning is clearly protrayed. The process of family decision-making is poignantly illustrated. A list of words and definitions is provided to enhance understanding.
Dragonfly Publishing Company
donation of organs, donation of tissues, children and death, child psychology, bereavement in children
Medicine and Health Sciences | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Carney, Karen L., "Precious Gifts: Katie Coolican's Story" (2002). Human Services Book Gallery. Book 5.