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Written by Ann O. Squire


ISBN: 978-0-531-21471-8

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Experts estimate that more than 235 million people around the world suffer from the respiratory condition known as asthma. Readers will get an in-depth look at this common illness as they learn how it attacks the airways of those who suffer from it, making it difficult to breathe. They will also learn about the many possible triggers of asthma attacks, find out how the disease is diagnosed and treated, and much more.
This title will ship September 2015
Item #: 641864
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 618.92'238
  • 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