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Baby Hearts Press is an independent publishing company that has been providing books and resources for the congenital heart defect (CHD) community since 1997. Owner and founder, Anna Jaworski, is the mother of a young adult with the complex congenital heart defect known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). She is the author of two books, editor of two books, a contributor to a number of books as well as a public speaker and internet talk radio show host of Heart to Heart with Anna.

My Brother Needs and Operation

My Brother Needs and Operation

Written by: Anna Marie Jaworski

Illustrated by: Linda Ball

Baby Hearts Press, 1999

ISBN: 0-9652508-2-2

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Table of Contents

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i. Dear Parent by Anna Jaworski
ii. Acknowledgements
iii. Foreword by Sarah Lauldi Moran, MSW, LICSW
iv. Dedication
I. My Brother Needs an Operation
Meet Joey 8
Alex goes to the hospital 15
Afterword 46
II. Hospital Diary and Activity Pages 47
My Brother/Sister Needs an Operation 49
"All About Me" Coloring Page 50
"This is My Family" Coloring Page 51
"This is Where I Live" Coloring Page 52
Hospital Diary 53
"Where I Stay" Coloring Page 54
My Feelings Page 55
Mementos 56
"Together Again" Coloring Page 57
Matching Game 58
Missing Letters 59
Maze 60
Hidden Objects Puzzle 61
Word Find and Crossword Puzzle 62
Solutions 63
III. Order Form
Back Cover

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