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My Life Beyond Sickle Cell Disease

Author/Illustrator: Hey Gee, Golden Ella
Ages 9-13
Published Jul 04, 2023
$ 1499 USD



A beautifully illustrated, adventure-filled graphic novel that provides a kid’s-eye view of living with sickle cell disease.
Author and illustrator Hey Gee tells the story of a real-life Mayo Clinic patient. As an aspiring high school track athlete takes on race after race, she must learn to manage the challenges of sickle-cell anemia. She'll need to work together with her health care team and her family, along with techniques for self-care, to find success on and off the track. A beautifully illustrated graphic nonfiction approach provides a kid’s-eye view of living with, and beyond, this common blood disorder.

Mayo Clinic Press Kids creates empowering health and wellness content in partnership with pediatric experts. Proceeds from the sale of every book go to benefit important medical research and education at Mayo Clinic.

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