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Title:
Why do my eyes itch? : and other questions about allergies
Author:
Royston, Angela, 1945-
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Publication Information:
Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Answers common questions about allergies.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is an allergy? -- Why do my eyes itch? -- What is hay fever? -- How do allergies affect breathing? -- Why does my skin itch? -- Can you catch eczema? -- Why do peanuts make some people sick? -- Can food allergies be cured? -- How do doctors test for allergies? -- Are allergies dangerous?
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.1 1.0 68031.
ISBN:
9781403402073

9781403404626
Format :
Book

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Summary

What causes allergies? Why can't your friend eat peanut butter? Are allergies inherited? Sneezing, coughing, and runny eyes don't always mean you have a cold. You may have allergies. This book explains what is likely to cause allergic reactions, how to treat allergy symptoms, how allergies affect the body, and more.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 2-5-Using an inviting question-and-answer format and numerous photographs and illustrations, these titles provide accessible introductions to their topics. Two solid choices about the human body that will inform children who are curious about health issues and satisfy the needs of report writers. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

What is an allergy?
Why do my eyes itch?
What is hay fever?
How do allergies affect breathing?
Why does my skin itch?
Can you catch eczema?
Why do peanuts make some people sick?
Can food allergies be cured?
How do doctors test for allergies?
Are allergies dangerous?