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A Drop of Blood Paperback – Illustrated, May 4 2004

4.7 out of 5 stars 119 ratings

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"Sure to be a hit with today's youngsters. Charismatic monsters demonstrate the role of blood in breathing, healing, and fueling the body. Spooky and exciting without being scary. High-quality, close-up photographs of blood cells, platelets, and fibrin under the microscope are well placed within the illustrations, and science concepts are presented with just the right amount of detaiI for the intended audience. This is an excellent choice for units on the circulatory system or to take the fear out of cuts, scrapes, and blood tests." -- School Library Journal (starred review)

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You've seen your own blood, when you have a cut or a scrape. You can see the veins in your wrist, and you've seen the scab that forms as a cut heals. But do you know what blood does for you? Without blood, you couldn't play, or grow, or learn. That's because just about every part of your body needs blood, from your muscles to your bones to your brain. How does your body use blood? Read and find out!

Ages 10 – 14

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ 006009110X
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollins; Illustrated edition (May 4 2004)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780060091101
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0060091101
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 136 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 25.4 x 0.38 x 19.46 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 119 ratings

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Paul Showers wrote twenty books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, including favorites such as What Happens to a Hamburger? and Where Does the Garbage Go? Mr. Showers worked on the Detroit Free Press, the New York Herald Tribune, and for thirty years, the Sunday New York Times.

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Very Interesting and fun for primary school kids. I learned a lot. Good content. There is a lot of information about blood 🩸.
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