This book tells the story of eight-year-old Ruthie and her family, dealing with the scary subject of breast cancer, in a way which is hopeful and inspiring. A pink fairy visits Ruthie and gives her ideas of how to be brave and strong for her mom, and how to raise awareness and funds in her community. It is an enchanting illustration of how even a young child can make a difference in the fight against breast cancer, and will inspire others to do the same.
- suitable for children ages 5-12 years old
- offers a wonderful opportunity to discuss the importance of charitable work with children
- helpful aid when starting a dialogue with children about breast cancer
- published by BCC Rally, all sale proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen®
About the Authors
Ruthie and the Pink Fairy was written as a collaborative effort by two former students of Ardrey Kell High School, Charlotte, NC, as part of a breast cancer awareness project during the 2009-2010 school year.