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Children's Nonfiction General

Achoo!

The Most Interesting Book You'll Ever Read about Germs

by (author) Trudee Romanek

illustrated by Rose Cowles

Publisher
Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Aug 2003
Category
General, Body, Mind & Spirit, Biology
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781553374510
    Publish Date
    Aug 2003
    List Price
    $8.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781553374503
    Publish Date
    Aug 2003
    List Price
    $14.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781771381994
    Publish Date
    Jan 2013
    List Price
    $11.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 9
  • Reading age: 9 to 14

Description

In the fifth Mysterious You book, Achoo!, kids probe the secrets of illness and sniff out what germs are, why they sometimes make us sick, how our bodies battle them and how vaccines protect us against them.

This unique series explores the mysteries of the human body using a mix of thoroughly researched factual information, amazing anecdotes and surprising try-it activities.

About the authors

Trudee Romanek is the award-winning author of a dozen nonfiction books for young readers. Raising the Stakes is her first novel. Trudee lives with her family in Barrie, Ontario. For more information, visit www.trudeeromanek.com.

Trudee Romanek's profile page

Rose Cowles is the illustrator of the award-winning Puppies on Board. She has a big black dog named Rosie. She loves animals and can paint eleven puppies and a dog over and over again so that you can recognize them on every page. "I love painting," she says. "It keeps me happy and that's the best gift I can give to my kids." It's a pretty good gift for everyone else as well! Rose also illustrated The F Team for Orca. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

Rose Cowles' profile page

Awards

  • Short-listed, Red Cedar Book Award
  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award
  • Commended, International Book Awards, The Society of School Librarians International
  • Short-listed, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
  • Short-listed, Science in Society Book Award, Canadian Science Writers' Association

Other titles by Trudee Romanek

Other titles by Rose Cowles