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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
I Can Go to Summer Camp: A book about Type 1 diabetes (Learning to Live with Diabetes for Children) by Yerachmiel B. Altman is about a little boy who is going to Camp Jellybean in the summer. He is excited and is looking forward to singing, dancing, and playing. His mom and dad tell him that in the camp everyone takes insulin, just like him. Many kids in the camp have CGMS on their arms, tummies, legs, and lower back. The CGMS will beep if one's sugar is high or low, enabling one to correct a high or eat something if it is low. The counselors also have diabetes and they show the children their pumps and meters. The campers have fun at the Jellybean camp as they play, swim, and do a lot of activities while keeping their sugar levels in check.
This is an informative book for all readers, both children as well as adults, as it will help them realize that they can lead a normal life just like anyone else. The illustrations are lively, colorful, and bright and they make the concept clear to readers. The book is filled with information for children who have Type 1 diabetes and it is a good book to keep at home and in school libraries as it will come in handy to many readers. What makes this book appealing is the manner in which the author weaves in the topic through a camp visit. That way readers learn the do's and don'ts of Type 1 diabetes in an entertaining way. Reading this book will not leave readers bored or confused; instead, they learn about Type 1 diabetes and learn to enjoy life.