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Written by Ann O. Squire


ISBN: 978-0-531-22251-5

List Price: $341.00

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Whether it’s a life-threatening disease, a chronic illness that brings difficulties to everyday life, or an easily treatable sickness, everyone is afflicted with a medical condition at some point. Readers will learn about some of the most common health problems affecting people today, from the first symptoms to the final diagnosis. They will find out how these illnesses change people’s lives, what research doctors are doing to improve treatments, and much more.
Item #: 643300
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8" each
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
  • Statistics illustrate how common different illnesses are and how effectively they can be treated
  • Colorful photos show what life is like for people living with illnesses
  • Sidebars provide in-depth info about new treatments, common symptoms, and much more
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com