Jane Yolen: "The Radiation Sonnets" (Algonquin)
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.
Bestselling children's book author