Cover of the book: The day Jake lost his breath/ Health stories for kids: Asthma

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Run, ride your bike and enjoy yourself next to Jake Jameson, the most active child alive (according to his mother). But also prepare yourself to join him in a story that will—literally—take your breath away. While Jake is playing with his friends, he begins to have difficulties when breathing and is whisked away to the Emergency Room. He is diagnosed with Asthma, as so many children are today, and must learn all about the condition and how to take care of himself. This brilliant guide allows children to learn about Asthma through a kid-friendly, entertaining story.

Table of Contents

Tips for Caregivers of Children with Asthma
Chapter 1: Bumps and Bruises
Chapter 2: The Elephant on Jake’s Chest
Chapter 3: Jake’s Diagnosis
Chapter 4: Jake’s Triggers
Chapter 5: Jake Gets a New Job
Chapter 6: Jake Learns to Manage
Chapter 7: Beating Asthma
Glossary of Terms
Helpful Resources

Brian is the founder and main writer for Health Stories for Kids. He is a current Ph.D. graduate and MD candidate who enjoys writing about health and science. He is also a firm believer in the Power of Stories.