Fall 2023

Lumos Helps with Healing

Battling Broken Bones

From the Series Helping Paws Academy

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

When therapy dog Lumos arrives at the emergency room, a nurse presents him with an important task. Nine-year-old Izzy had a bad fall, and her broken arm is hurting.

Will Lumos manage to help Izzy cope with the pain, x-rays, and getting a cast? Join Lumos and his handler to find out more about Izzy and her broken bones!

Therapy dogs are specially trained to help kids through medical experiences—from lifting spirits, motivating movement, modeling the power of play, and more. Nonfiction back matter provides more information about medical topics introduced in the books, from acute to chronic issues, while also proving more information about therapy dog programs and the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Category SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2024
Publisher Mayo Clinic Press
Imprint Mayo Clinic Press Kids
Language English
Number of Pages 80
Publication Date 2023-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV002070, JUV015020, JUV039050
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 630
Guided Reading Level M
Features Bibliography/further reading and Table of contents

Author: Mavis Bean

Mavis Bean is a children's author and dog lover living in Rochester, MN. She loves helping readers discover new interests while becoming lifelong readers.

Illustrator: Beth Hughes

Beth Hughes is an illustrator and concept artist. She loves using art to get those stories out. Her work credits include children's books, mural designs, and concept art and character design work for various animation companies. She's also participated in several art book publications and gallery events.

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