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12 Women in Medicine

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820598

From Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman doctor in the United States, to Tu Youyou, who found a cure for malaria, Ronald McDonald House co-founder Audrey Evans, and Dr. Susan Love, who is working to end breast cancer, this book profiles 12 dedicated women in medicine from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. An Out of the Shadows section features mini-bios of women in medicine who never got the recognition they deserved.

The 12 Worst Health Disasters of All Time

Susan E. Hamen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356567

Presents readers with the 12 most devastating health disasters of all time. Each chapter provides historical facts, how each health disaster started, and why they were the worst. Features full-color photos, compelling text with interesting facts, and a 'Staying Safe' section that covers safety procedures in the event of a health disaster.

I'll Be a Doctor

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538592

A young girl pretends to be a pediatrician while waiting for her baby brother's checkup and shows what its like to be a professional doctor. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of doctor terms.

Surviving a Flood

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533481

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of floods, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a flood.

Surviving a Tornado

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533504

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of tornados, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a tornado.

Surviving a Hurricane

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533498

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of hurricanes, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a hurricane.

Surviving a Blizzard

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533450

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of blizzards, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a blizzard.

Surviving an Earthquake

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533467

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of earthquakes, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after an earthquake.

Surviving a Fire

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533474

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of house fires, how to prepare a fire escape plan, and how to get out during a fire and stay safe after the fire is out.

Therapy Animals

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534297

Describes what therapy animals do, where they work, how they are trained, and which kinds of animals are best for certain jobs. Includes stories about real animals who have provided therapy to people.

Search and Rescue Dogs

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534280

Describes what search and rescue dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as search and rescue dogs. Includes stories about real dogs who have saved lost or trapped people.

Grains

Allison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607537045

Describes grains, an essential part of a healthy diet, including where different varieties are grown, why they are healthy for us, and how other parts of the world consume grains.

Meats and Proteins

Allison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607537052

Describes meats and proteins, an essential part of a healthy diet, including both plant and animal sources of protein, why they are healthy for us, and how other parts of the world consume meat and protein foods.

Vegetables

Allison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607537038

Describes vegetables, an essential part of a healthy diet, including where different varieties are grown, why they are healthy for us, and introduces vegetables from many countries.

Dairy

Allison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607537069

Describes dairy, an essential part of a healthy diet, including where different varieties are grown, why they are healthy for us, and how other parts of the world consume dairy foods.

Fruits

Allison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607537021

Describes fruits, an essential part of a healthy diet, including where different varieties are grown, why they are healthy for us, and introduces fruits from many countries.

Allergies

Michelle Levine (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536901

Describes what it is like to live with allergies, what its symptoms are, and how it is treated.