NEW Living with Diseases and Disorders

Millions of kids suffer from chronic illnesses like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD, to name just a few. Other kids whose parents and siblings suffer from a chronic illnesses are also affected. Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, including multiple sclerosis, cancer, Crohn's disease, and more. The books discuss symptoms and treatments while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible.

Hardcover

ISBN 978-1-4222-3747-2
$263.45
The entire series is not available in hardcover. There are 22 out of 11 volumes available.
11 volumes
2018
12+
7th+
7 x 9 inches
Heather Pelletier, Ph.D., is a pediatric staff psychologist at Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital with a joint appointment as a clinical assistant professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Pediatrics at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is also the director of behavioral pain medicine in the division of Children's Integrative therapies, Pain management and Supportive care (CHIPS) in the department of Pediatrics at Hasbro Children's Hospital. Dr. Pelletier provides clinical services to children in various medical specialty clinics at Hasbro Children's Hospital, including the pediatric gastroenterology, nutrition, and liver disease clinics.
ADHD and Other Behavior Disorders
by John Perritano

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"More than 1 in 10 American kids are coping with the challenges of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Other behavior issues, such as oppositional defiant disorder and conflict disorder, are more challenging still. This book presents the facts on behavior disorders and provides supportive suggestions for kids, as well as for their siblings and parents, who are working to overcome a behavior disorder.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

ADHD and Other Behavior Disorders
by John Perritano

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"More than 1 in 10 American kids are coping with the challenges of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Other behavior issues, such as oppositional defiant disorder and conflict disorder, are more challenging still. This book presents the facts on behavior disorders and provides supportive suggestions for kids, as well as for their siblings and parents, who are working to overcome a behavior disorder.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Allergies and Other Immune System Disorders
by Rebecca Sherman

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"The amazingly powerful human immune system works around the clock to keep you healthy. But when something goes wrong, your immune system can actually turn on you and make you sick instead. This book looks at the wide variety of issues that can crop up when the immune system isn't functioning as it should, including food allergies, eczema, and autoimmune disorders such as lupus.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Allergies and Other Immune System Disorders
by Rebecca Sherman

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"The amazingly powerful human immune system works around the clock to keep you healthy. But when something goes wrong, your immune system can actually turn on you and make you sick instead. This book looks at the wide variety of issues that can crop up when the immune system isn't functioning as it should, including food allergies, eczema, and autoimmune disorders such as lupus.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, and Other Respiratory Disorders
by Carole Hawkins

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"The human respiratory system is vital to life, but it is also vulnerable to damage. About 1 in 14 Americans have asthma, while a thousand new cases of cystic fibrosis are diagnosed every year. The disease called tuberculosis is no longer a major problem in the United States, but it is still a major killer around the globe. Meanwhile, pertussis (whooping cough) seems to be making a comeback. This book provides important information about the causes and treatments of respiratory disorders.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, and Other Respiratory Disorders
by Carole Hawkins

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3750-2 $23.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8031-7 $29.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"The human respiratory system is vital to life, but it is also vulnerable to damage. About 1 in 14 Americans have asthma, while a thousand new cases of cystic fibrosis are diagnosed every year. The disease called tuberculosis is no longer a major problem in the United States, but it is still a major killer around the globe. Meanwhile, pertussis (whooping cough) seems to be making a comeback. This book provides important information about the causes and treatments of respiratory disorders.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Autism and Other Developmental Disorders
by Rebecca Sherman

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"It's been estimated that 1 in 6 American kids is living with some form of developmental disorder. Whether it's reading problems caused by dyslexia or the interpersonal challenges of autism, these conditions have a profound impact on kids and their families. This book explains the many different types of developmental disorders, and it explores what can be done to make life with these conditions more manageable.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Autism and Other Developmental Disorders
by Rebecca Sherman

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"It's been estimated that 1 in 6 American kids is living with some form of developmental disorder. Whether it's reading problems caused by dyslexia or the interpersonal challenges of autism, these conditions have a profound impact on kids and their families. This book explains the many different types of developmental disorders, and it explores what can be done to make life with these conditions more manageable.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease
by H.W. Poole

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"Although we each only get one birthday a year, on a cellular level we are being reborn all the time. But sometimes cell mutations can occur. These mutations can be harmless, or they can lead to a number of very serious illnesses. Cancer can begin in virtually any part of the body, while sickle cell disease is a particular blood disorder involving the growth of red blood cells. This book explains how these diseases occur and how they can be treated, and it also provides supportive advice for kids who have to deal with these conditions.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease
by H.W. Poole

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3752-6 $23.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8033-1 $29.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"Although we each only get one birthday a year, on a cellular level we are being reborn all the time. But sometimes cell mutations can occur. These mutations can be harmless, or they can lead to a number of very serious illnesses. Cancer can begin in virtually any part of the body, while sickle cell disease is a particular blood disorder involving the growth of red blood cells. This book explains how these diseases occur and how they can be treated, and it also provides supportive advice for kids who have to deal with these conditions.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Cerebral Palsy and Other Traumatic Brain Injuries
by Rebecca Sherman

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3753-3 $23.95 (USD) Add To Cart
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"The brain is our most vital organ, but it's also our most vulnerable. It controls everything we think and every action we take, and yet the brain's ability to heal itself when injured is limited. Brain injuries can occur before or during birth--as is the case with cerebral palsy--or they can be caused by falls, sports, and even warfare. This book explores different types of brain injuries, discusses how they can be prevented or treated, and looks at how to get the most out of life following a brain injury.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Cerebral Palsy and Other Traumatic Brain Injuries
by Rebecca Sherman

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3753-3 $23.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8034-8 $29.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"The brain is our most vital organ, but it's also our most vulnerable. It controls everything we think and every action we take, and yet the brain's ability to heal itself when injured is limited. Brain injuries can occur before or during birth--as is the case with cerebral palsy--or they can be caused by falls, sports, and even warfare. This book explores different types of brain injuries, discusses how they can be prevented or treated, and looks at how to get the most out of life following a brain injury.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Crohn’s Disease and Other Digestive Disorders
by Rebecca Sherman

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"The digestive system turns food into energy, and any problems with that process can affect every aspect of a person's life. Digestive disorders such as Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and ulcerative colitis can be frustrating, embarrassing, and painful. This book explains these diseases and the profound impact they can have on the daily lives of people who cope with them. It also offers suggestions for how to deal with the everyday effects of digestive issues.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Crohn’s Disease and Other Digestive Disorders
by Rebecca Sherman

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3754-0 $23.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8035-5 $29.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"The digestive system turns food into energy, and any problems with that process can affect every aspect of a person's life. Digestive disorders such as Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and ulcerative colitis can be frustrating, embarrassing, and painful. This book explains these diseases and the profound impact they can have on the daily lives of people who cope with them. It also offers suggestions for how to deal with the everyday effects of digestive issues.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorders
by Andrea Balinson

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"Mood and anxiety disorders are certainly not restricted to adults, and they shouldn't be dismissed as "typical teen angst." As many as 3 in 10 American teens experience problems with anxiety, while more than 1 in 10 cope with a mood disorder. This book explains what these disorders are and the many challenges they pose. It also provides concrete guidance on how kids can get the help and support they need.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorders
by Andrea Balinson

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"Mood and anxiety disorders are certainly not restricted to adults, and they shouldn't be dismissed as "typical teen angst." As many as 3 in 10 American teens experience problems with anxiety, while more than 1 in 10 cope with a mood disorder. This book explains what these disorders are and the many challenges they pose. It also provides concrete guidance on how kids can get the help and support they need.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Diabetes and Other Endocrine Disorders
by Rebecca Sherman

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"When people think of diabetes, they often think of older people. But rates of diabetes in children and young adults are on the rise. This book explains the specifics of what diabetes does to the body, while also walking the reader through a typical day for a diabetes patient. It provides tips for keeping up with the disease in terms of diet and exercise, encouraging kids to live a normal, happy, and healthy life.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Diabetes and Other Endocrine Disorders
by Rebecca Sherman

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eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8037-9 $29.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"When people think of diabetes, they often think of older people. But rates of diabetes in children and young adults are on the rise. This book explains the specifics of what diabetes does to the body, while also walking the reader through a typical day for a diabetes patient. It provides tips for keeping up with the disease in terms of diet and exercise, encouraging kids to live a normal, happy, and healthy life.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Migraines and Seizures
by Rebecca Sherman

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"Migraines and seizures are neurological disorders, meaning they affect the brain and the nervous system. Seizures are sometimes described as electrical storms in the brain. They are associated with a condition called epilepsy, but there are other reasons people have seizures, too. Migraines, on the other hand, are an especially intense type of headache that can bring on dizziness, nausea, and light sensitivity. This book explores epilepsy, seizures, migraines, and other headaches, explaining how they occur and offering suggestions of how to handle them.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Migraines and Seizures
by Rebecca Sherman

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3757-1 $23.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8038-6 $29.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"Migraines and seizures are neurological disorders, meaning they affect the brain and the nervous system. Seizures are sometimes described as electrical storms in the brain. They are associated with a condition called epilepsy, but there are other reasons people have seizures, too. Migraines, on the other hand, are an especially intense type of headache that can bring on dizziness, nausea, and light sensitivity. This book explores epilepsy, seizures, migraines, and other headaches, explaining how they occur and offering suggestions of how to handle them.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Muscular Dystrophy and Other Neuromuscular Disorders
by Molly Jones

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"Every physical action you take--whether you want to walk or run, type on your phone, or raise your hand in class--depends on clear lines of communication between your brain and your muscles. If that communication breaks down, a condition known as a neuromuscular disorder may be to blame. This book explains the many different kinds of neuromuscular disorders that may occur, including many types of muscular dystrophy, ALS, and Parkinson's disease.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Muscular Dystrophy and Other Neuromuscular Disorders
by Molly Jones

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3758-8 $23.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8039-3 $29.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"Every physical action you take--whether you want to walk or run, type on your phone, or raise your hand in class--depends on clear lines of communication between your brain and your muscles. If that communication breaks down, a condition known as a neuromuscular disorder may be to blame. This book explains the many different kinds of neuromuscular disorders that may occur, including many types of muscular dystrophy, ALS, and Parkinson's disease.Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid. The set Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, while also offering reassuring tips and advice about how to manage the disorders and have the best life possible. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.




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