If you know a child or family struggling with cancer or other serious illness this holiday season, “Super Clara” by Robert Martin with Keira Ely, and illustrations by Dave Drotleff,  makes a wonderfully inspiring gift. (

Clara is an amazing young girl who doesn’t let her cancer get the best of her in this beautifully told story, where a positive attitude, persistence and believing that good things are going to happen ultimately win the day. This book also promotes the work of Bridge to a Cure (, providing funding for further research to provide life-sustaining treatments for those with cancer.

Super Clara: A Young Girl’s Story of Cancer, Bravery and Courage by Robert Martin with Keira Ely — Gotta Love It!