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Light Spinner Quarterly is cleaning out our library of child life books and favorite child life resources! Now’s your chance to choose what you want!
Write a story, get a book! Up to 6 winners, supplies are limited!
What is your child life specialist short story? Have a favorite memory from your child life internship? Still smile back on that child life ah-ha moment? How about an on-the-job moment with a patient or supervisor that changed the way you see child life? We’d love to hear about it!
Prize: Your choice of child life book, free copy of the September 2012 issue, in which your story will be published!
Who is eligible: Everyone. Child life specialists, child life students, child life departments, educators, parents, or anyone with child life experience.
Guidelines: Share your short story in 300-800 words. It’s up to you! One entry per person.
What to do: Email LSQuarterly@gmail.com your story with your name and title (unless you’d like to be kept anonymous) and city/state. Don’t worry about editing, we have you covered!
Deadline:July 15, 2012
Available books: The Peanut Butter Jam: a great child life intervention book about life changing food allergies. Hospital Critterz: a fantasy tale for young readers about having adventures in the hospital. Keeping a Secret: A Story About Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: A child life specialist’s godsend when tackling this tough issue. My Blood Brother: A Story About Childhood Leukemia : Hematology/Oncology child life specialists always need more go-tos for kiddos with tough diseases. Hold the Cheese Please: A Story About Lactose Intolerance: Having a tummy ache can be embarrassing, but not with this read! Oliver’s High Five: An illustrated kid-friendly book about overcoming physical disabilities.
Subscribe to LSQ to stay connect with your fellow child life specialists and share in their experiences. Let’s continue to support one another and grow this incredible field! “Child Life is here. Get Excited!”