Food Allergies Making Your Child Feel Different?

School is back in session and young students who have to deal with food allergies in the classroom, lunchroom and playground often feel different.  Here are some of our favorite books that might make a difference!

Food Allergies And Me Food Allergies and Me by Juniper Skinner follows a day in the life of Jack, an allergic child.  From school to the playground and a visit to the allergist, Jack’s confidence shows that there is no shame or stigma in having a food allergy.
The Peanut Free Cafe The Peanut Free Cafe by Gloria Koster introduces us to Grant, a new student who is allergic to peanut butter and can’t sit near anyone eating it. Should the principal forbid peanut butter in the cafeteria? This story brings the situation home and provides some welcome information for those unfamiliar with the malady.
Cody the Allergic Cow Cody the Allergic Cow by Nicole Smith helps children learn about milk allergies and how to recognize an allergic reaction. Cody explains milk allergies in a way that parents, teachers, and children themselves can talk about allergies and understand them better.

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