Angie's Place offers a wide range of books that help children of all ages understand and cope with their hospital experience, reduce the trauma and stress of being in a hospital, and help them come to terms with their emotions. For example, children who may have difficulty expressing themselves might be able to find their feelings depicted in books, giving them a voice. Books can also simply give these young patients a pleasant diversion from the treatments they may
Keep a Little Courage in Your Pocket
Angie's Place has developed its own children's book entitled "Keep a Little Courage in Your Pocket" about the use of this children's hospital library for coping. Heartfelt and playful, it covers a wide range of children's hospital experiences and how Angie's Place can uplift young patients' spirits. It's written by Kate Schwan, former Child Life Specialist, and illustrated by Isaac Klunk.