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Looking for a book about MS for a newly diagnosed 15 yr. old

She wants some interesting books to learn more about her MS. Maybe something written by a teen or written specifically for teens. She was not interested in Nancy Davis or Teri Garr books that I got. Anyone know any others?
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The Lyme Disease Solution

The Lyme Disease Solution
By Kenneth B. Singleton M.D., M.P.H.

I am about half way through this book, because I am in an "endemic" area for Lyme Disease at the moment.....but apparently, it's not just in the New England area. And the bacteria was first discovered in 1883 in Germany.....hmmmmmm. I have learned a lot from this book and I think the author's treatment for Lyme's could be useful for any sick person.....he emphasizes strengthening ...
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Books that you re-read over and over

Does anyone have books that you re-read over and over again? I do - I love new books but I have a few that I will re-visit at least once a year usually. Some of them are kids books some not but they just do something for me!

I have just picked up 'Goodnight Mr Tom' My Michelle Magorian. It is a kids book set during the evacuations of WWII but I would thorough;y recommend ...
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the Last Lecture

I just finished that book, written by Randy Pausch. He is a 40some years old man, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and only a few months to live.
His words have really struck me in many ways.
He is a very wise professor. He talks about the important things in life, what they should be, what do you do and concentrate on when you only have a few months to go in your life.
Many things ...
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The Multiple Sclerosis Diet Book by Roy L. Swank, MD, PhD

In reading this book again, I found ideas I wanted to post. Assuming it would be listed in the "Reading Nook," I looked here to add comments. If it is here, I can't find it; so I'll make a new entry.

For those folks who have a library of MS-related books, I recommend the first acquired book be Multiple Sclerosis: The History of a Disease by T. Jock Murray, OC, MD.

The second should ...
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a little history of nearly everything by Bill Bryson

good read very interesting.
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Lessons from the School of Suffering

Lessons from the School of Suffering : A Young Priest With Cancer Teaches Us How to Live
by Jim Willig (Author), Tammy Bundy (Author)


this is a really short rerad but I enjoyed it, definetly a Catholic read.
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Matthew Scudder series by Lawrence Block

It's hard not to like this author or his character. Block is an Edgar Award winner as well as the Shamus Award. His writing is tight and very descriptive and this character has a dark side that's easy to like. There are a ton of books in this series and it doesn't matter whether you start at the first or just fall into the series somewhere in the middle. They're all terrific. Is anyone else ...
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DaVinci Code by Dan Brown

A fabulous mystery filled with a lot of factual historical data.???
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Here if you need me by Kate Braestrup

True story by the young widow of a Maine police officer who takes up her deceased husband's dream and goes to seminary to become a chaplain. Not at all preachy or melancholy, but a wise, honest and often funny account of how one woman dealt with a huge transition in her life. I loved Braestrup's writing...her poetic descriptions of the Maine landscape, her insight into life and death, her humor.

highly recommended for those asking ...
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