My Blue Dots Sues Writings

Books of Poetry

Sue has written seven books of poetry. Moving On….before and after cancer was written to encourage people going through this challenging time in their lives. The other books are on a variety of subjects but all are written in rhyme and the proceeds from the books are given to support our mission, which is to fight cancer through research, cancer care programs, and patient support.

Sue McCollum’s Books

Moving On

Moving On

Written in rhyme with insight, wisdom and wit. This is a personal account of cancer … the discovery, the treatments and the follow up. You will experience an in depth look at the fears, thoughts, and anxieties of one going through the cancer experience.

This information will give you a better understanding of the cancer patient and how you can support them during this time.

Sue McCollum writes from her personal experience. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. This is the journal, written in rhyme, of her journey.

“This special book will provide hope and support to the many fortunate enough to read it.” — Sarah Donaldson M.D., Radiology-Oncology Department, Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, CA

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The Blue Dots – NEW Children’s Book

When the words, “Yes, it is cancer” are spoken to you – life changes. This book is to help children understand the meaning of part of this journey and the meaning of the blue dots. No longer a secret but something to be proud of and worn by thousands of cancer warriors today. Done in rhyme, with wit and wisdom, Sue McCollum explains what the blue dots are in a delightful manner that children will understand. Rebecca Drue captures the sweet innocence of a child’s understanding during this journey with her magical illustrations. Includes a sheet of Blue Dots stickers.

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Brave and Free

Brave and Free

A permanent reminder to the generations to come to never forget the horror 9-11, the heroes of this day, and the weeks of hope and turmoil that followed.

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Real Love Stories

Real Love Stories Have No Endings…

In McCollum’s unique voice of rhyme and meter, she speaks to all the seasons of married life and experience with refreshing wit, gritty honesty and a joyful hope in a way that will touch everyone who has ever walked in God’s great adventure and gift — two becoming one.”  — Pastor Bob Henley, Sun Valley, Idaho

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Who Holds the Key?

Who Holds the Key

“Sue McCollum’s poems contain much Godly wisdom expressed in an understandable style. They offer comfort, hope, and encouragement for moments of brokenness and challenge. Sue’s expression is that deep meaning a great lessons are learned when we trust God and seek His will for us is refreshing.” — Bill Naegele, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Sun Valley Summer Symphony

The arts are often entwined with each other – but all are created to speak to the heart and soul of man. This book does just that by recording twenty-five years of  beautiful symphonic music played by the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. Sue McCollum writes, in rhyme, about the programs, the guests artists, and the many nights of beautiful music. The different stages of these years are brilliantly depicted by renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly throughout the book.

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Sun Valley Christmas

Sun Valley Christmas

This book shares the magic of the Christmas in poetic rhyme as well as the delightful artwork of Jane Wooster Scott. Wherever you spent your Christmas season, this book will remind you of those simple pleasures of being with those you love and enjoying a time of love and fellowship.

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Chihuly Stanford Book
Chihuly – My Blue Dots – Stanford: How It Came to Be

This hard covered book has some of Sue’s poetry as well as scores of photos depicting the beginning of this project, showing the installation, the speakers at the dedication as well as facts about the piece. This book comes in two sizes and is a treasure to keep or to give away.

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