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Written by Ann O. Squire


ISBN: 978-0-531-21469-5

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In 2014, an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa made headlines around the world. Because the disease spreads easily and has no known cure, many people were terrified that it would spread throughout the world. Readers will learn how the outbreak began and how Ebola spreads from person to person. They will also explore earlier Ebola outbreaks and find out what scientists and doctors are doing to fight against the illness today.
This title will ship September 2015
Item #: 641862
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 616.9'1
  • 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