by Patricia J. Murphy


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Read 'Illness' to learn about the feelings many people experience when a loved one is ill. This sensitive book explores the effects of various illnesses and provides reassurance to any reader who has a sick relative or friend.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403497826
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Tough Topics
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.69(w) x 8.69(h) x (d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

What Is an Illness?     4
Contagious Illnesses     6
Non-contagious Illnesses     8
Long-term Illnesses     10
Common Long-term Illnesses     12
Cancer     14
Nerve and Brain Diseases     16
Diagnosis     18
Treatment     20
Side Effects     22
Coping with a Loved One's Illness     24
Getting Help     26
Living with Illness     28
Glossary     30
More Books to Read     31
Index     32

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