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Germy Science

The Sick Truth about Getting Sick (and Staying Healthy)

by Edward Kay, illustrated by Mike Shiell
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, personal hygiene, anatomy & physiology

This perfectly revolting --- and perfectly timely! --- introduction to germs from award-winning comedy writer Edward Kay will turn any kid into a master of microbes!

Children get up close and personal with germs (ew!) in this entertaining, thoroughly researched exploration of the science and history of these tiny, ubiquitous creatures. Heavy on the …

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Sky of Bombs, Sky of Stars

A Vietnamese War Orphan Finds Home

by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: military & wars, asia, adoption, special needs, diseases, illnesses & injuries, non-classifiable

A beautiful omnibus edition of the award-winning biographies Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan’s Rescue from War and One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way

Tuyet remembers little about life before the Saigon orphanage, before polio left her limping and in constant pain, before the war made it too dangerous to stand under the bomb-fil …

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Germ Theory for Babies

by Chris Ferrie; Neal Goldstein & Joanna Suder
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries

A timely and simple explanation of the science behind germs, from the #1 science author for kids

Germ Theory for Babies is an engaging, basic introduction for youngsters (and grownups!) to the complex questions of what germs are and how they spread. Full of scientific information and written by experts, this newest installment of the Baby University …

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What Kids Did

Stories of Kindness and Invention in the Time of COVID-19

by Erin Silver
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, social activism & volunteering

In the spring of 2020, the Covid-19 virus changed the world and made daily life much more challenging. We had to stay apart, away from work, school, and our normal routines. But, all around the world, kids came up with creative and thoughtful ways to help others. From making 3-D printed medical equipment to food bank fundraising to a neighbourhood …

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Pandemics for Babies

by Chris Ferrie; Neal Goldstein & Joanna Suder
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries

A timely and simple explanation of the science behind pandemics, from the #1 science author for kids. The perfect tool to explain current events to toddlers, or give as a funny keepsake or gift for babies born during the COVID-19 pandemic!

Pandemics for Babies is an engaging, basic introduction for youngsters (and grownups!) to the complex concepts …

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The Boy Who Moved Christmas

by Eric Walters & Nicole Wellwood, illustrated by Carloe (Shan) Liu
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: christmas & advent, diseases, illnesses & injuries

Based on a true story, this is a touching reminder of the power of Christmas and community spirit, no matter what the time of year.

It's October, but in seven-year-old Evan's town, every house is decorated for Christmas and a giant holiday parade is about to begin. The bump in Evan's head means he might not make it to December, so all his friends, f …

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Scrub

How a Simple Soap Saved the Day

by Suzanne Belliveau
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, daily activities, stories in verse

Scrub loves washing germs away. He longs to fight a nasty virus, until one day a virus named Corona shows up. Is this simple soap ready for the challenge?

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What Is COVID-19?

Engaging Readers, Level 1

by Alexis Roumanis
edition: eBook
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: beginner, diseases, illnesses & injuries, intermediate

COVID-19 has disrupted the lives of children around the world. In this Level 2 reader, children will learn how COVID-19 spreads, and how to stop the spread of the virus. They will also learn how their actions are helping to keep hospitals from getting too busy. Included is a step-by-step guide on how children can wash their hands to kill a virus.

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