The A - Z of Health: F - J

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Gr 3–6—Each two-page entry includes a definition and three or four paragraphs of text on causes, symptoms, cures, etc., related to physical or mental health. "Did You Know?" facts are highlighted, as is occasional "First Aid" advice. A glossary of three to five terms appears at the end of each entry; these words are defined again if they appear in subsequent articles. However, there is no cross-referencing, so even though "Diabetes" gets its own entry in volume two, a mention of it in volume four, under "Kidneys," is not noted. Likewise, there is no cumulative index for the six volumes; each book has its own. Some oddities, like "Jet Lag" and "Zoonoses," are included alongside conditions or ailments that readers are likely to have experienced. Common myths are debunked. The clean layout, the use of a variety of fonts, and larger-than-average print size make for easy reading. Full-color, captioned photographs (including some microscopic and stock images) and labeled diagrams, which lean more toward the clinical than the gross, illustrate the entries. While this set won't serve researchers, it will answer some basic questions.—Kara Schaff Dean, Walpole Public Library, MA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599205434
  • Publisher: Black Rabbit Books
  • Publication date: 8/1/2010
  • Series: The A - Z of Health Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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