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Zip-Line is a charming book written for children that had open heart surgery and are left with a “zip-line” scar on their chest. This heart-warming rhyme book whimsically explains the answer to the question “How did that line get there?” Zip-Line helps children be comfortable with themselves, their scar, and the surgery they are too young to remember.

It’s My Heart is a resource for patients and families affected by congenital heart defects. In easy to understand words, It’s My Heart provides descriptions of the types of congenital heart defects and acquired pediatric heart conditions your child may face. Along with explanations of the various tests, surgical procedures, and treatments, this book also contains helpful diagrams, a glossary of medical terms, and much more.

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