Morning LightBook - 1995
The topic of death is examined in Morning Light: An Educational Storybook for Children and Their Caregivers About HIV/AIDS and Saying Goodbye . The subtitle says it all.
The twins Max and Maggie live with their single mother, who has AIDS. As they grow, their mother becomes sicker and sicker. Ultimately she dies and the twins are taken by their aunt and uncle. Heather Collins's illustrations help to portray the twins' emotions and show their mother's gradual decline. This is a sensitive story addressing a sensitive subject.