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Homework Help: Medicine
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Title: Doctors
Author: Brill, Marlene Targ
Publisher: Lerner Publications Co (2005)
Price: $22.60
ISBN: 0822516896
Call Number: JE 610.92 B769D
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: PreK - 3.
Notes: All about doctors and medicine! A nice book to share.

 
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Title: Great Lives: Medicine
Author: Curtis, Robert
Publisher: Scribner's (1993)
Price: $22.95
ISBN: 0684193213
Call Number: J610.922 C946G
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: Short biographies of more than thirty men and women who excelled in the field of medical science. Includes Hippocrates, Harvey, Ehrlich, Roentgen, Blackwell, Freud, and Salk.

 
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Title: Female Firsts in Their Fields: Science & Medicine
Author: DeAngelis, Gina
Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers (1999)
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 0791051439
Call Number: J925 D346F
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 4 and up.
Notes: Chronicles the lives and accomplishments of notable women working in the fields of medicine and science in general, including Marie Curie, Rachel Carson, and Margaret Mead.

 
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Title: I Want to Be-- a Veterinarian
Author: Grace, Catherine O'Neill
Publisher: Harcourt Brace (1997)
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 0152012966
Call Number: J636.089 G753I
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 2 and up.
Notes: Provides an overview of what is involved in veterinary medicine and related fields.

 
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Title: A Day in the Life of a Doctor
Author: Hayward, Linda
Publisher: DK Pub (2001)
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 0789479508
Call Number: JE 610.69 H335D
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 2 and up.
Notes: Follows a doctor through a normal day.

 
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Title: Emergency!
Author: Masoff, Joy
Publisher: Scholastic Reference (1999)
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 0590978985
Call Number: J616.025 M38E
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: Discusses all aspects of emergency medicine including the medical personnel and equipment needed to successfully help the patient.

 
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Title: If You Were a Doctor
Author: Schomp, Virginia
Publisher: Benchmark Books (2001)
Price: $22.79
ISBN: 0761410007
Call Number: J610.69 SCH64I
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 2 and up.
Notes: Describes in simple terms the training, education, skills, and duties of a doctor.

 
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Title: Charles Drew : Pioneer in Medicine
Author: Schraff, Anne E
Publisher: Enslow Pub (2003)
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 0766020088
Call Number: J617.092 D82S3
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 2 and up.
Notes: A simple biography of the African American doctor known for his work with blood plasma.

 
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Title: Extraordinary Women of Medicine
Author: Stille, Darlene R
Publisher: Children's Press (1997)
Price: $35.00
ISBN: 051620307X
Call Number: J610.922 ST54E
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 4 and up.
Notes: Presents biographical sketches highlighting the contributions of women, mostly American, to the field of medicine in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

 
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Title: Ancient Medicine : From Sorcery to Surgery
Author: Woods, Michael
Publisher: Runestone Press (2000)
Price: $25.26
ISBN: 0822529920
Call Number: J610.901 W865A
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Grades 3 and up.
Notes: Describes medical techniques such as brain surgery, splints, taking a pulse, forceps, and sanitation in ancient civilizations including the Stone Age, Egypt, Greece, China, India, and Rome.