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Written by Ann O. Squire


ISBN: 978-0-531-22846-3

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Influenza, more commonly called the flu, is a contagious virus that targets the nose, throat, and lungs. While many types of flu are easily treated, others can be extremely dangerous. Readers will discover how the flu is spread and how the body works to fight infection. They will also learn why it is important to protect against the flu using vaccines and why some types of flu deadlier than others.
This title will be available to ship September 2016
Item #: 652923
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2017
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 616.2/03
  • Colorful photos help show readers how they can stay healthy
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Statistics explain clearly how health conditions affect people around the world
  • Sidebars highlight fascinating health issues
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com