What You Need to Know About Allergies

9781491480489. ea vol: 32p. (Focus on Health). chart. further reading. glossary. index. photos. websites. Capstone. Aug. 2016. lib. ed. $20.49. pap. $7.95.
Gr 4–6—In this enlightening set, the causes, testing, treatment, and prevention of four health conditions familiar to children are addressed. Sidebars are interspersed throughout the text highlighting health facts, explaining related concepts, or relaying an individual's experiences. Charts and graphics further illuminate the subjects, making up for the adequate, albeit less than inspiring, stock photos that predominate. In addition to appearing in the glossary, vocabulary words are also defined at the bottom of the page they appear on, a nice feature for readers who dislike flipping to the book's end for clarification. is the only Internet source listed for further research.
Four short chapters define each health concern as well as identify causes, treatment, and lifestyle issues. Written in an upbeat and nonjudgmental tone, basic diagnostic procedures, simple physiological information, and a few personal stories are included; each chapter is heavily illustrated with full-color photos and clear diagrams and charts. Reading list. Glos., ind. Review covers the following Fact Finders: Focus on Health titles: What You Need to Know About Allergies and What You Need to Know About Obesity.

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