What are some good books about food allergies to read to children, whether at home or school? ‘Food Allergy Mom’ Trish Lawson reviews her favorites:

  • “What Treat Can Ruben Eat?” by John-Ruben M. Aranton, Jr.
  • “HumFree the Bee Has a Food Allergy” by Alison Grace Johansen
  • “The Bugabees: Friends With Food Allergies” by Amy Recob
  • “The Bugabops: Friends For All Time” by Amy Recob

A limited quantity of “What Treat Can Ruben Eat” is available free of charge from Allergy & Asthma Network — just call 800.878.4403 or email info@AllergyAsthmaNetwork.org.

Search online (Amazon.com, BarenesAndNoble.com) to obtain copies of “HumFree the Bee Has a Food Allergy,” “The Bugabees: Friends With Food Allergies,” and “The Bugabops: Friends For All Time.”