Maria's marvelous bones
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
|Grouped Work ID||844a5c1f-35d4-7bf3-b79c-f75b0372c096|
|Grouping Title||maria s marvelous bones|
|Grouping Author||kollias carrie|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-11-19 13:26:54PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-12-06 08:21:38AM|
|display_description||"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, Maria's Marvelous Bones guides kids through fracture treatment and healing."--Page 4 of cover.|
|owning_library_gunnisonld||Gunnison Public Library|
|owning_location_gunnisonld||Gunnison Public Library|
Accidents -- Juvenile fiction
Bones -- Juvenile fiction
|title_display||Maria's marvelous bones|
|title_full||Maria's marvelous bones / written by Dr. Carrie Kollias ; illustrations by Gill Guile|
|title_short||Maria's marvelous bones|