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Homework Help: Disease
Read about diseases in history and understand some modern diseases.
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Title: Plague and Pestilence : a History of Infectious Disease
Author: Altman, Linda Jacobs
Publisher: Enslow (1998)
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 0894909576
Call Number: J614.49 AL79P
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: Traces the battles that societies have waged against infectious diseases from the Black Death of the fourteenth century to the Ebola virus of more recent times.

 
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Title: Epilepsy
Author: Bjorklund, Ruth
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark (2007)
Price: $31.36
ISBN: 9780761422068
Call Number: J616.853 B556E
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: Explores the history, causes, symptoms, treatments, and future of epilepsy and seizure disorders.

 
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Title: Muscular Dystrophy
Author: Burnett, Gail Lemley
Publisher: Enslow (2000)
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 076601651X
Call Number: j616.748 B934m
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: Causes, symptoms, and treatment of Muscular Dystrophy are discussed. Even talks about the possibility of a cure!

 
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Title: Legionnaire's Disease
Author: Derkins, Susie
Publisher: Rosen Pub. Group (2002)
Price: $23.95
ISBN: 0823934977
Call Number: J614.592 D445L
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: What is legionnaire's disease? Explores the history, how it became an epidemic, symptoms and treatment. It started in Philadelphia!

 
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Title: Alzheimer's Disease
Author: Gold, Susan Dudley
Publisher: Enslow Publishers (2000)
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 0766016501
Call Number: J616.831 G563A
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: Discusses this degenerative disease of the nervous system, its effect on the patient's family members, and suggestions for coping and care.

 
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Title: Sickle Cell Disease
Author: Gold, Susan Dudley
Publisher: Enslow (2001)
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 0766016625
Call Number: J616.1527 G563S
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: Explores Sickle Cell Disease. What it is, how it's treated, and living with it.

 
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Title: Mr. Sneeze
Author: Hargreaves, Roger
Publisher: Price Stern Sloan (2001)
Price: $2.99
ISBN: 0843176881
Call Number: jE
Format: Paperback
Reading Level: Grades 1 and up.
Notes: Mr. Sneeze tries to find a cure for his sneezing! From the "Mr. Men and Little Miss" series!

 
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Title: The Disease Book : a Kid's Guide
Author: Hyde, Margaret O.
Publisher: Walker and Co. (1997)
Price: $16.99
ISBN: 0802784976
Call Number: J616 H994D
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: Discusses the causes, symptoms, effects, and treatment of a variety of diseases and disorders arranged under such categories as "Disorders of the Lungs," "Mental Illness," and "Disorders of the Digestive System."

 
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Title: Eating Gluten-Free With Emily : a Story for Children With Celiac Disease
Author: Kruszka, Bonnie J
Publisher: Woodbine House (2004)
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 1890627623
Call Number: JE 618.9239 K946E
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 1 and up.
Notes: A story about a happy, active five-year-old who finds out she has celiac disease, but learns how to control it by eating a gluten-free diet.

 
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Title: What's Happening to Grandpa?
Author: Shriver, Maria
Publisher: Little, Brown/Warner Books (2004)
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 0316001015
Call Number: J
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 2 and up.
Notes: Kate has always adored her grandpa's storytelling - but lately he's been repeating the same stories again and again. One day he even forgets Kate's name. Her mother's patient explanations open Kate's eyes to what so many of the elderly must confront: Alzheimer's disease and other forms of memory loss.