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The 12 Worst Health Disasters of All Time

Susan E. Hamen (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves 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.

Inside the Lungs

M.D. Halvorson (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809791

Find out what goes on every day inside of the human body! This title offers children an exciting voyage through the lungs. Detailed illustrations, color photos, and simple text combine to make a fun and easy introduction to how lungs work. This book also includes simple activities and crafts like Full of Hot Air, Breath Rate and how to make a Lung with how-to photos to further engage young learners. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Mysterious Healing

Brian Innes, Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174666

This book takes students on a journey from the traditional practices of the Far East to modern Western medicine. Looking at the sometimes mysterious treatments and their applications, Mysterious Healing seeks explanations for the amazing healing powers that people claim to have seen and experienced.

Crystal Meth

Carrie L. Iorizzo (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197252

Crystal meth is more addictive than heroin or cocaine and is widely available on the streets of North America. This helpful book looks at the use and abuse of meth, an inexpensive and accessible drug that takes an unbelievable toll on the bodies and brains of users. Special chapters on seeking help, and treatment and recovery provide accurate and useful information on meth addiction and treatment.

Steroids

Erin Knight (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197290

Did you know about one third of high school students take steroids to improve their looksnot just their athletic skills? Steroid use is becoming a major issue among 12- to 18-year-olds today. This helpful and informative book looks at the pressures young people are under to look cut and perform well in sports. Special chapters examine the effects of anabolic steroids on the developing bodies and minds of young people and how difficult it can be to quit when youve got the edge.

Pizza and Other Yummy Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374106

Culinary traditions! Enjoy mouthwatering poems about pizza and pancakes. See the importance of family traditions and that food can bring people together. Learn how pizza became a popular food and make a mini pizza of your own. Stories by Debbie Lecy, Barbara Kanninen, Christina G. Rossetti, Karin Gaspartich, and Dawn King.

Respiratory System

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965098

In this book, early fluent readers will explore the role of the respiratory system in a healthy, functioning body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the amazing world inside themselves. An infographic illustrates the location of the respiratory system within the body, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the respiratory system using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Respiratory System also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Respiratory System is part of Jump!'s Amazing Body Systems series.

Skeletal System

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965104

In this book, early fluent readers will explore the role of the skeletal system in a healthy, functioning body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the amazing world inside themselves. An infographic illustrates the location of the skeletal system within the body, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the skeletal system using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Skeletal System also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Skeletal System is part of Jump!'s Amazing Body Systems series.

Circulatory System

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965050

In this book, early fluent readers will explore the role of the circulatory system in a healthy, functioning body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the amazing world inside themselves. An infographic illustrates the location of the circulatory system within the body, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the circulatory system using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Circulatory System also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Circulatory System is part of Jump!'s Amazing Body Systems series.

Digestive System

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965067

In this book, early fluent readers will explore the role of the digestive system in a healthy, functioning body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the amazing world inside themselves. An infographic illustrates the location of the digestive system within the body, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the digestive system using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Digestive System also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Digestive System is part of Jump!'s Amazing Body Systems series.

Immune System

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965043

In this book, early fluent readers will explore the role of the immune system in a healthy, functioning body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the amazing world inside themselves. An infographic illustrates the location of the immune system within the body, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the immune system using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Immune System also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Immune System is part of Jump!'s Amazing Body Systems series.

Muscular System

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965074

In this book, early fluent readers will explore the role of the muscular system in a healthy, functioning body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the amazing world inside themselves. An infographic illustrates the location of the muscular system within the body, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the muscular system using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Muscular System also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Muscular System is part of Jump!'s Amazing Body Systems series.

Nervous System

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965081

In this book, early fluent readers will explore the role of the nervous system in a healthy, functioning body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the amazing world inside themselves. An infographic illustrates the location of the nervous system within the body, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the nervous system using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Nervous System also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Nervous System is part of Jump!'s Amazing Body Systems series.

Communicating in the Digital World

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120441

From email and twitter to blogs and wikis, readers are encouraged to be safe, positive, and mindful contributors in the digital environment. Readers will learn how to choose the appropriate digital tools to communicate for various purposes.

Bionic Bodies

Megan Kopp (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119896

We are witnessing incredible breakthroughs in health science, from electronic eye implants and thought-controlled artificial limbs to nanobots—tiny robots that can deliver medication inside the body. Bionic Bodies introduces young readers to the mind-blowing technological innovations that are —or soon will be—improving and advancing the capabilities of the human body, as well as saving people’s lives. Features include dynamic photographs and a timeline depicting the amazing achievements in the field of bionics.

Medical Entrepreneurs

Helen Mason (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120250

Innovations by entrepreneurs in the medical field have saved lives and changed many others for the better. With bright ideas such as stem-cell research and affordable prosthetics, medical entrepreneurs use science and technology to improve health care and make it widely available. Detailed case studies of successful entrepreneurs and a hands-on project help readers understand the principles of entrepreneurship.

Get Into Yoga

Jaime Winters (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119643

Readers will reach to the sky in this important book, which introduces children to yoga using reader-friendly text and clear, step-by-step instructions. From breathing techniques and meditation to yoga poses and flows, readers can explore the mind-and-body benefits of practicing yoga regularly. Dynamic photographs support instructions, offering a clear guide to the practice. Get Into Yoga also introduces readers to the important practice of mindfulness, which helps children manage stress and take charge of their emotions.

Get Into Smart Snacks

Janice Dyer (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119629

In this highly engaging title, readers learn how to fuel up for all their favorite activities by making mouth-watering, healthy snacks. Clear, step-by-step instructions and colorful images introduce children to snacking with a purpose—making delicious and nutritious snacks to fuel their bodies—and fact boxes help readers understand the benefits of nutrition. With recipes of ranging complexities that accommodate diet restrictions, this book allows every reader to excite their taste buds!

Get into Smoothies

Jaime Winters (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119162

Making healthy food can be fun—and taste delicious! This unique and engaging book explores the possibilities of smoothie making, from inventing a one-of-a-kind creation to whipping up yummy dairy- or gluten-free options. Readers will learn the basics of smoothie making and some techniques to achieve different tastes and consistencies using many healthy ingredients.

Heads Up! Concussion Awareness

Simon Rose (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119964

Using evidence-based research and best practices, this informative title provides a thorough introduction to concussions. Content includes causes of concussion, physical, cognitive, and emotional, symptoms, treatments, and the recovery process. Case studies, personal accounts from people who have sustained concussions, and injury-prevention tips encourage readers to advocate for their own health and safety as well as for others.

Train Your Brain: How Your Brain Learns Best

Jeff Szpirglas, Danielle Saint-Onge (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119339

Your brain has an amazing ability to make changes and reorganize itself throughout your lifetime. This is called neuroplasticity. Supported by the latest in brain research, this motivating title helps readers understand how our brains learn and how each of us has our own personal learning style. Key concepts include brain functions and processes related to learning such as memory, attention, executive functions, and other cognitive abilities, and how neural connections form and grow. Readers are encouraged to take on a growth mindset, which is the belief that we are not just born with certain talents—we can develop them. The book includes several brain-based learning strategies. Each strategy includes a hands-on activity or demonstration to help readers apply the strategy in the real world, be empowered to take more risks in their learning, and to unlock their personal potential.

Your Changing Brain: A Guidebook

Jeff Szpirglas, Danielle Saint-Onge (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119957

The first few years of life were thought to be the most important in brain development. With the aid of modern brain-imaging technologies, we now know the brain undergoes a substantial remodeling process during adolescence. This insightful title is designed to empower readers as they learn how areas of the brain related to decision-making, planning and goal setting, impulse control, and social interactions are affected by this process of change. They will also discover that personal choices, experiences, and environment play a pivotal role in adolescent brain development. Strategies help readers build emotional intelligence, manage stress, and adopt a proactive, mindful approach to minimize vulnerabilities and maximize their potential for positive personal development during adolescence.

Your Brain: Understanding Your Body’s Control Center

Jeff Szpirglas, Danielle Saint-Onge (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119971

This comprehensive title examines the structures and functions of the brain. Accessible text and supportive design elements introduce different parts of the brain and explain their key functions. Readers will also discover how the brain interprets and responds to messages received from different sensory receptors. Hands-on investigations help reinforce and extend core concepts. This title supports NGSS Structure, Function, and Information Processing - 4-LS1-1; MS-LS1-8.

Designing Healthy Communities

Sheri Doyle (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120342

This book inspires readers to become change-makers for healthy living and eating by using design-thinking principles to tackle local and global issues. Beginning with a detailed look at the steps involved in design thinking, readers are guided through the process so they can design their own solutions to big issues—from the need for healthy food options in schools to the lack of clean drinking water in impoverished communities.

Designing Inclusive Communities

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120359

From neighborhoods and schools to the worldwide community, this book explains how design thinking principles can help create communities that give all its members a place and a voice by planning in an inclusive and collaborative way. Beginning with a detailed look at the steps involved in design thinking, readers are guided through the process so they can design their own solutions to the barriers that prevent participation in order to create a truly connected community.