Lumos Helps with Healing
Battling Broken Bones
From the Series Helping Paws Academy
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, Social Emotional Learning|
|Publisher||Mayo Clinic Press|
|Imprint||Mayo Clinic Press Kids|
|Number of Pages||80|
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.