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Living with Cystic Fibrosis
Introduces readers to the disease of cystic fibrosis, its causes, how it affects the body, and what it's like to live with the disease.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.9|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||61720|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Do You Know Someone Who Has Cystic Fibrosis?
- What Is Cystic Fibrosis?
- What Causes Cystic Fibrosis?
- What's It Like to Have Cystic Fibrosis?
- What Can We Do about Cystic Fibrosis?
- Will We Ever Cure Cystic Fibrosis?
- Questions and Answers about Cystic Fibrosis
- Helping a Friend Who Has Cystic Fibrosis
- Did You Know?
- How to Learn More about Cystic Fibrosis
Author: Susan H. Gray
Susan Heinrichs Gray holds BS and MS degrees in Zoology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She also attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman where she studied film production. Mrs. Gray has taught classes in General Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Film Animation, and Graphics for Scientists. She also has worked as a freshwater biologist and scientific illustrator. In her 25 years as a writer, Mrs. Gray has covered a wide range of topics. She has written science books for children, newsletters for business owners, health education materials for patients, and drug reports for pharmaceutical companies. However, she especially enjoys writing nonfiction books for children. This gives her an opportunity to research current events and make them interesting to young readers. Susan enjoys gardening, traveling, and playing the piano. She and her husband, Michael, live in Cabot, Arkansas, with their dog and four cats.
A noteworthy review of Living Well from Booklist on October 15, 2002
Written at a slightly lower level than most books on these subjects, these debut entries in the Living Well series will be helpful to children trying to cope with chronic illness. Both books begin with anecdotes about young people who suffer from the illnesses. Asthma explains the… View →