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Swine Flu (H1N1): Kids and Germs
These books help introduce diseases and hygiene to children ages 5 - 12.
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Title: Germs Make Me Sick!
Author: Berger, Melvin
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0060242507
Call Number: j616.92 B453g2
Reading Level: Ages 5-8.
Notes: Explains how bacteria and viruses affect the human body and how the body fights them.

 
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Title: The Common Cold
Author: Hicks, Terry Allan
Publisher: Benchmark
ISBN: 9780761419136
Call Number: j616.205 H529c
Reading Level: Ages 8-12.
Notes: Discusses the common cold and its effects on people and society.

 
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Title: Killing Germs
Author: Mitchell, Melanie
Publisher: Lerner
ISBN: 0822524503
Call Number: jE 616.9041 M694k
Reading Level: Ages 5-8.
Notes: Explains what germs are, where they can be found, and the importance of washing in order to kill germs and stay healthy.

 
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Title: Influenza
Author: Ramen, Fred
Publisher: Rosen
ISBN: 0823933474
Call Number: j614.518 R144i
Reading Level: Ages 10 and up.
Notes: Discusses symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and treatments of influenza, and examines the history and future threats of this disease.

 
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Title: I Know How We Fight Germs
Author: Rowan, Kate
Publisher: Candlewick
ISBN: 9780763605032
Call Number: jE 616.079 R782i
Reading Level: Ages 5-8.
Notes: Sam and his mother talk about germs, viruses, and bacteria, including how the body fights harmful germs and uses germs that are helpful.

 
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Title: Common Colds
Author: Silverstein, Alvin
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 0531115798
Call Number: j616.205 SI39C
Reading Level: Ages 8-12.
Notes: Explains how people catch colds, how the body fights the germs, how colds are spread, and what precautions people can take against them.

 
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Title: What Are Germs?
Author: Silverstein, Alvin
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 0531120473
Call Number: j616.01 Si39w
Reading Level: Ages 8-12.
Notes: Explains the science of germs and emphasizes the importance of maintaining personal health.