Books About Donation or Transplantation

This grouping is not an official list supported by CDT or the Department of Health & Human Services. All of these books have not been read by CDT staff. It is a compiling of suggested readings by others in the donation community. We hope you find them helpful.

For Children

There’s a Little Bit of Me in Jamey – Amadeo, Diana

Huesman Heart Foundation: Cardiac Kids – Huesman, Tony

  • There Are Some Things More Important Than Baseball
  • His Only Hope
  • Heart Smart

For Teenagers/Adults

To the Edge and Back: My Story from Organ Transplant Survivor to Olympic Snowboarder – Klug, Chris

Saving Jessica – McDaniels, Lurlene

The Nicholas Effect: A Boy’s Gift to the World – Green, Reg

Organ Transplants: Making the Most of Your Gift of Life – Finn, Robert

Organ Transplants – Schwartz, Tina

The Gift That Heals – Green, Reg

Organ and Tissue Transplants: Medical Miracles and Challenges – McClellan, Marilyn

Irreplaceable – Lovely, Stephen

The Gift of Life – Hines, Rob

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