Taking Diabetes to School


Soft cover, staple bound, illustrated children's book. Written by Kim Gosselin and illustrated by Moss Freedman. Published by JayJo Books, L.L.C., Copyright 1998, 2004. Story is about a boy named Jayson and his experience managing his diabetes especially throughout the school day. The story is intended to be read in the classroom to help other children better understand the experience of a classmate with diabetes. The author's own son Jayson was diagnosed with diabetes at age 6. The book belonged to the donor, Kaitlin Marie, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 2.

Date Made: 2004

Maker: Gosselin, Kim

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Kaitlin Marie and Janet Katherine

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0192.05Accession Number: 2017.0192Catalog Number: 2017.0192.05

Object Name: book

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 20.4 cm x 20.4 cm x .5 cm; 8 1/32 in x 8 1/32 in x 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-5770-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1920105

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