Parkinson’s Books


How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness
By Kathleen McCue

We are not alone: Learning to live with Chronic Illness
By Sefra Kobrin Pitzele


I’ll Hold Your Hand So You Won’t Fall: A Child’s Guide to Parkinson’s Disease
By Rasheda Ali

Who is Pee Dee? Explaining Parkinson’s Disease to a Child.
By Kay Mixson Jenkins
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When someone has a very serious Illness (for ages 3-8)
By Marge Heegaard

What’s Wrong with Grandpa? (for older elementary children)
By APDA I & R Center

My Mommy has PD…But It’s Okay! A guide for Young Children about Parkinson’s Disease
By Jan Quist


Living well with Parkinson’s
By Glenna Wotton Atwood

The Little Book of Stress Relief
By David Posen

Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness
By Jerome Groopman

Lucky Man
By Michael J. Fox

H.O.P.E.: Four keys to a better quality of life for Parkinson’s people
By Hal Newsom

Surviving Adversity: Living with Parkinson’s Disease
By God Carley

Sex, Love and Chronic Illness
By lucile Carlton

Positive Coping with Health Conditions: A self care workbook
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Feeling Good
By David Burns

Strong at the broken places: Voices of illness, chorus of hope
By Richard Cohen