The Bookshelf

The BookshelfHypoplastic Right Hearts has a Book Exchange program. CHD related books are available to anyone who wishes to read them. Please send an email to that includes your name & address and which book you would like to read. When you are finished simply send it back, so someone else can enjoy it. Check each newsletter for reviews and the updated catalog as books are added.

Titles Available:

** Indicates previous newsletter review

1.  My Heart vs. the Real World  –Children with Heart Disease in Photographs and Interviews
By Max Gerber

2. Legal Rights of the Catastrophically Ill and Injured -A Family Guide
By Joseph L. Romano Attorney at Law
Also available in Spanish

3.  The Parent’s Guide to Children’s Congenital Heart Defects -What They Are, How To Treat Them, How To Cope With Them
By Gerri Freid Kramer and Sheri Maurer

4.  It’s My Heart
By The Children’s Heart Foundation

5.  Shadow Buddies Know Your Buddy Book – A Resource Guide to Educate Children About Disabilities, Illnesses and Medical Challenges.
By Marty Postlethwait and Kathleen Patton

6.  Walk on Water – The Miracle of Saving Children’s Lives
By Michael Ruhlman **

7.  The Heart of a Child, What Families Need to Know About Heart Disorders In Children Second Edition
By Catherine Neill, M.D., Edward Clark, M.D., & Carleen Clark, R.N.
A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book

8.  King of Hearts – The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery
By G. Wayne Miller**

9.  Pump the Bear
By Gisella Olivo Whittington**

10. We also have two anatomically correct Hearts to lend. They each have a stand and are labeled
in great detail. You can see them here.