Tapeworms, Foot Fungus, Lice, and More

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-09-01
  • Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc

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Learn fun and yucky science facts about diseases of the past and present. Have you ever heard of "werewolf syndrome"? What about worms that can live in your stomach? the award-winning Silverstein writing trio brings their scientific knowledge and engaging writing skills to another great addition To The YUCKY SCIENCE series.

Author Biography

Dr. Alvin Silverstein is a retired professor of biology at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. Virginia Silverstein translates scientific Russian and is a professional author. Together they have written more than 150 books for young people. Laura Silverstein Nunn has coauthored more than thirty books with her parents.

Table of Contents

What's Yucky?p. 5
Old-Time Diseasesp. 7
Scary New Diseasesp. 12
Was It Something I Ate?p. 16
Body Bugsp. 21
Skin Deepp. 27
A Fungus Is Among Usp. 31
Scary Skeletonsp. 35
Monster Conditionsp. 40
Words to Knowp. 46
Further Readingp. 47
Internet Addressesp. 47
Indexp. 48
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