What are some books about cystic fibrosis?

There are many books available on the topic of cystic fibrosis. You can find books targeted for children or parents of children with cystic fibrosis. “Taking Cystic Fibrosis to School” by Cynthia Henry, is a picture book targeted for children. It depicts the story of a girl talking to her friends at school about her condition. “Cystic Fibrosis: The Ultimate Teen Guide,” by Melanie Ann Apel, provides information about cystic fibrosis for the adolescent population. “Cystic Fibrosis: A Family Affair,” by Jane Chumbley, provides helpful information for parents of children with cystic fibrosis. “A Parent's Guide to Cystic Fibrosis,” by Burton Shapiro and Ralph Jr. Haussner, also provides valuable information to parents [source: Amazon.com].

You can also easily find autobiographical and biographical books about people struggling with the lifelong and chronic disease. “Sixty Five Roses: A Sister's Memoir,” by Heather Summerhayes Cariou, is a biographical nonfictional book about a family's struggle with cystic fibrosis. This book offers guidance, inspiration and spirituality for people with cystic fibrosis and their families [source: Sixty Five Roses]. “The Spirit of Lo” by Terri and Don Detrich is another biographical account of a family dealing with cystic fibrosis [source: Spirit of Lo].

You can find easy-to-read guides on the condition as well. “Cystic Fibrosis Care: A Practical Guide,” by Allison Peebles, Gary Connett, and Judi Maddison, offers easy-to-read information about treatment and maintenance of this chronic lifelong condition, based on established and innovative research findings. There are also several textbooks and references books on cystic fibrosis for the more advanced reader [source: Amazon.com]. No matter what your need, reading level or interest, there is a book for you.