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Living with Epilepsy

Chronic Conditions
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Introduces readers to the disease of epilepsy, its causes, how it affects the body, and what it's like to live with the disease.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2003
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2002-08-01
BISACS JNF024020, JNF024040
Dewey 618.92
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 61722
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Do You Know Someone Who Has Epilepsy?
  • What Is Epilepsy?
  • What's It Like to Have Epilepsy?
  • What Can We Do about Epilepsy?
  • Who Gets Epilepsy?
  • Will We Ever Cure Epilepsy?
  • Glossary
  • Questions and Answers about Epilepsy
  • Helping a Friend Who Has Epilepsy
  • Did You Know?
  • How to Learn More about Epilepsy
  • Index
Author: Shirley Wimbish Gray

Shirley has been a writer and educator for more than 25 years and has published over a dozen books for children. She also coordinates cancer education programs at the University of Arkansas for medical Sciences and consults as a writer with scientist and physicians.


A noteworthy review of Living Well from Booklist on October 15, 2002

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