In July, 2002, bestselling children’s author Jane Yolen’s husband was diagnosed with an inoperable skull tumor. Jane coped by writing a sonnet for each day of her husband’s radiation treatment. "The Radiation Sonnets" are forty-three poems by Jane Yolen that chronicle the confusion, grief and occasional humor of caring for someone undergoing cancer treatment.

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