A Pandemic Is Worldwide
A Pandemic Is Worldwide
Read and find out the science behind a pandemic and how to stay safe in this illustrated, informative nonfiction picture book.
Everybody gets sick now and then--maybe with a runny nose or a sore throat. But sometimes, a lot of people get sick at once. If a disease spreads all over the world, that's a pandemic.
The current COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of kids across the world and has caused fear and confusion as people in charge have given conflicting orders. Read to discover the answers to some of your biggest questions, including:
What is a pandemic? How are they created and spread? Has anything like this ever happened before? What is a coronavirus? What can we do to stay safe and healthy?
While pandemics are rare, several have happened throughout the world's history, such as the bubonic plague and smallpox, and our scientists have observed and learned some important lessons, such as the importance of vaccines.
This Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out shares important facts about past and current pandemics, taking readers from the origin of the word "quarantine" and through history's many pandemics, to milestones such as the first vaccine that helped end smallpox.
This book also comes with a handwashing diagram, a glossary, and a timeline of past pandemics and their impact on the world.
This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:
- hands-on and visualacclaimed and trustedgreat for classrooms
Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:
- Entertain and educate at the same timeHave appealing, child-centered topicsDevelopmentally appropriate for emerging readersFocused; answering questions instead of using survey approachEmploy engaging picture book quality illustrationsUse simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skillsFeature hands-on activities to engage young scientistsMeet national science education standardsWritten/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the fieldOver 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests
Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
Author: Sarah L. Thomson
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.80h x 9.80w x 0.20d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2021
School Library Journal 12/01/2021 pg. 112