What’s New at DeLand Books
A new children’s book, written by Maitland DeLand, M.D., beautifully illustrates the positive actions children can take when they have a relative with type 1 diabetes.
Be a Hero! Help Prevent Diabetes with The Great Katie Kate introduces readers to a young super heroine named Katie Kate. She, in turn, guides them through a TrialNet screening and explains its importance to type 1 diabetes research and families like their own. The story takes place at a diabetes day camp, where children with diabetes, as well as sisters and brothers without diabetes, attend together.
Read more at DiabetesTrialNet: https://www.diabetestrialnet.org/news/katiekate/index.htm
Dr. Maitland DeLand writes educational and entertaining children’s books to help ease children’s worries about medical and health conditions. Dr. DeLand’s The Great Katie Kate series focuses on children’s health concerns such as explaining epilepsy to children and answering children’s questions about cancer.
Dr. DeLand is also the author of Baby Santa, a children’s Christmas book on how a young boy must overcome obstacles to help save Christmas, and other books for children including Busy Bees and Fishing for Flowers.