The Day the World Turned White: A Young Boy with an Unknown Disease Discovers the Importance of What Really Makes Him Different

The Day the World Turned White: A Young Boy with an Unknown Disease Discovers the Importance of What Really Makes Him Different

by Guy Buckles PhD

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Overview

Logan, 12 years of age, is combating an unknown disease which is slowly exhausting his strength and staying powers. His advancing disease is treated by the Human Immunological Diseases Unit, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD. His illness is known as "Logan's Disease". Presently Logan lives with his family, struggles with his illness, tries to keep up at school, spends time at the hospital to receive treatment, and deals with growing up. Go with him as he constantly probes into the workings of human behavior and values, and specifically the affect Logan's condition and perceived differences are manipulated by his animal friends. This probing is done using the imaginary world. Logan manifestation of the feelings he suppresses about his life, what he is going through and what others subject him to because they see him as different. Logan is the central character both in the real world and in the imaginary world; it is he who provides the link between fantasy and reality throughout the woven story. Imaginary animals such as Mr. Tibbs, help Logan overcome challenges. Logan has created an unparalleled scope and quality novel written for reading aloud and sharing with family members and students. His book is designed to motivate other children who perceive themselves as different.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432794279
Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date: 12/27/2012
Pages: 92
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.24(d)

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