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13 Books Every Sickle Cell Warrior Should Read

November 8, 2014 by Andrea


There’s nothing better than the satisfaction of reading a really good book — especially when it's a book with a voice that understands your struggle and fills you with inspiration, hope, and understanding. 

Here's a list of 13 books — in no particular order — that every sickle cell warrior should read. 

1. Now You See Me, Now You Don't 

2. I Only Cry at Night 

3. Hope and Destiny: The Patient and Parent's Guide to Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait 

4. Menace In My Blood: My Affliction With Sickle-Cell Anemia 

5. In the Blood: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race (Critical Histories) 

6. Meet Camden: Living with Sickle Cell Anemia 

7. Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health 

8. Medikidz Explain Sickle Cell Disease: What's Up with Casey? 

9. Little Tree: A Story for Children with Serious Medical Problems 

10. The Brave Souls Club 

11. My Daughter's Journey with Sickle Cell Disease 

12. Lenabell: A Doctor's Memoir of a Remarkable Woman's Eighty Year Battle With Sickle Cell Disease 

13. My Brother Has Sickle Cell 

Did we miss any of your must-reads? Add them in the comments below! 

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