My Life Beyond Sickle Cell Disease: A Mayo Clinic Patient Story (Hardcover)

My Life Beyond Sickle Cell Disease: A Mayo Clinic Patient Story By Hey Gee, Hey Gee (Illustrator), Golden Ella (As Told by) Cover Image
By Hey Gee, Hey Gee (Illustrator), Golden Ella (As Told by)
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Description


A beautifully illustrated, adventure-filled graphic novel that provides a kid's-eye view of living with sickle cell disease.
Author and illustrator Hey Gee tells the story of a real-life Mayo Clinic patient. As an aspiring high school track athlete takes on race after race, she must learn to manage the challenges of sickle-cell anemia. She'll need to work together with her health care team and her family, along with techniques for self-care, to find success on and off the track. A beautifully illustrated graphic nonfiction approach provides a kid's-eye view of living with, and beyond, this common blood disorder.

Mayo Clinic Press Kids creates empowering health and wellness content in partnership with pediatric experts. Proceeds from the sale of every book go to benefit important medical research and education at Mayo Clinic.

About the Author


Guillaume Federighi, aka Hey Gee, is a French and American author and illustrator. He began his career in 1998 in Paris, France. He also spent a few decades exploring the world of street art and graffiti in different European capitals. After moving to New York in 2008, he worked with many companies and brands, developing a reputation in graphic design and illustration for his distinctive style of translating complex ideas into simple and timeless visual stories. He is also the owner and creative director of Hey Gee Studio, a full-service creative agency based in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781945564659
ISBN-10: 1945564652
Publisher: Mayo Clinic Press Kids
Publication Date: July 4th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English