Allergies: What They Are and What to Do about Them

Allergies: What They Are and What to Do about Them

by Judith S. Seixas, Tom Huffman
     
 

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Gr 1-3-- A useful book filled with basic information, this will be most appreciated by students who suffer from such maladies. Types of allergies are listed, followed by a brief explanation of the workings of the immune system. A history of research, the various allergens, and current treatment options complete the text. Coverage is by necessity brief, but complete enough to give readers a fundamental understanding of the topic. Well written, clear, and readable, the text avoids condescension. The subject demands that some technical terms be included; they are defined in the text. Two-color cartoon-style drawings are amusing and add interest. A small bug, similar to a mosquito, appears throughout, often highlighting items of interest. While there are several recent titles on the subject, this is the first geared to this audience. --Denise L. Moll, Lone Pine Elementary School, West Bloomfield, MI

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688088774
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/01/1991
Series:
Greenwillow Read-Alone Books Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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