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I LOVE writing, and I thought, why don't I write a children's book that explains celiac disease? I don't think I'm "medically smart" enough to write one for adults. Then I saw the post that was encouraging celiac3270 to write a teen celiac disease book. I know an author with published books, who can certainly help me get this published. If anyone has anything they'd like to see in a children's celiac disease book that explains what celiac disease is, how it effects kids socially and stuff all explained in very simple words, please tell me because I'll getting to work on it today!

Also, celiac3270, if you are actually interested in writing one, tell me and I'll see what I can do, because the author I know would be happy to help. (I'm not putting his/her name up here because I don't think he/she would want that.)

Thank you!

-Jackie

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Jackie: Will your book be fiction or non fiction?

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:D Please include in your book words that kids can actually use when asked by their peers why they can't eat something. Giving kids the words they need to use when others ask about their disease is very helpful. Kinda like giving them words to use when someone offers drugs to them. Maybe your book could even give particular situations and then words for the child to use. Comic strip form for these situational parts? Good luck.

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:D Please include in your book words that kids can actually use when asked by their peers why they can't eat something. Giving kids the words they need to use when others ask about their disease is very helpful. Kinda like giving them words to use when someone offers drugs to them. Maybe your book could even give particular situations and  then words for the child to use. Comic strip form for these situational parts?  Good luck.

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I agree w/using things kids can actually say when asked by peers about eating something. In our instance a book that explains that even if you don't get a stomach ache (or other "external" symptom) after eating gluten, you are still hurting your insides.

Cool idea! Good luck!

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Thanks everyone! I will for sure give kids words to use like, "No thank you, I can't eat that or I will get very sick." Or something. Simple and effective. has anyone ever seen the book, "No Nuts for Me!"? My sister read it because she's allergic to nuts, and that's what the book is about. Kids allergic to nuts. It's a short kiddie book.

-Jackie

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