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ASTHMA AND ALLERGIES

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J613.2 PETRI Petrie, Kristin, 1970- Food Options : Following Special Diets
A fitting diet -- Bad, bad fads -- Diet for health -- Mediterranean medicine -- Vegetarian vibe -- Allergy alert! -- Eating green -- Fast-food fix -- A healthier you -- Glossary.
2011
J616.2 Carter, Alden R. I'm Tougher than Asthma!
A young girl describes what it is like to live with asthma, how this condition affects the body, some of the things that trigger an attack, and what can be done to avoid problems.
1996
J616.23 Gosselin, Kim Sportsercise!: A School Story About Exercise-Induced Asthma
Justin realizes that he can participate in the "Sportsercise" at school if he takes his medicine.
1997
J616.23 Gosselin, Kim The ABC's of Asthma: An Asthma Alphabet Book for Kids of All Ages
This book explains asthma, things that trigger asthma episodes, items used in the treatment of asthma, and general words that provide encouragement to children who have asthma.
1998
J616.23 Ostrow, William All About Asthma
The young narrator describes life as an asthmatic, explaining causes and symptoms of asthma, and discussing ways to control the disorder to lead a normal life.
1989
J616.23 Rogers, Alison Luke Has Asthma, Too
This gentle book about children with asthma shows that asthma can be managed in a calm fashion.
1987
J616.23 Weitzman, Elizabeth Let's Talk About Having Asthma
Explains what asthma is, what causes it, and what sufferers can do to combat it.
1997
J616.238 CHILM Chilman-Blair, Kim What's Up with Max? : Medikidz Explain Asthma
2010
J616.238 ROYST Royston, Angela Explaining Asthma
Explains the history, prevention and treatment of asthma.
2010
J616.97 Gosselin, Kim ZooAllergy
Zoo Allergy shows children the importance of identifying and managing allergies in a fun manner.
1996
J616.97 Seixas, Judith S. Allergies: What They Are, What They Do
Seixas outlines various types of allergy symptoms and describes diagnostic and treatment procedures.
1991
J616.97 Weitzman, Elizabeth Let's Talk About Having Allergies
Briefly discusses different types of allergies, causes of allergic reactions, and treatments.
1996
J616.975 Weiner, Ellen Taking Food Allergies to School
Even though he has many different allergies, Jeffrey has learned to manage at school and home.
1999
J618.92 Bee, Peta Living with Asthma
Discusses the causes, nature, and symptoms of asthma, how it is affected by medicine, exercise, pets, and air quality, and what to do in an emergency.
2000
J618.9223 POWEL Powell, Jillian Zack has Asthma
Readers follow Zack as he gets ready for school, works on homework, and plays soccer. Learn what some of the most common allergy triggers are, and what Zack does to avoid these allergens and lessen their adverse effects.
2005
J618.92238 BEE Bee, Peta I Have Asthma
Meet Rachel, John and Nicola -- What is asthma? -- What is a house-dust mite? -- How asthma medicine can help -- Avoiding asthma triggers at home -- Exercise is good for you -- What about pets? -- Going on vacation -- Poor air quality -- What to do in an emergency -- How would you manage? -- Making life easier -- Getting help.
2011
J618.92238 MOORE Moore-Mallinos, Jennifer I Have Asthma
The child in this story suffers from asthma, but shows that with proper medical supervision and treatment, asthma can be kept under control, and kids who are affected by it can live happy, active, and normal lives.
2007
J618.9297 POWEL Powell, Jillian Aneil Has a Food Allergy
"Aneil tells us how to check food labels and shows how he would deal with an allergic reaction."--back cover.
2005
J618.92975 CHILM Chilman-Blair, Kim What's Up with Paulina? : Medikidz Explain Food Allergies
2010
J618.92975 CLOWE Clowes, Gina One of the Gang : Nurturing the Souls of Children with Food Allergies
Encourages children to talk about their feelings and reinforces ways to help them cope with their food allergies.
2009
J641.5638 EAT Gates, Amanda, Eat Like a Dinosaur : A Recipe & Guidebook for Gluten-Free Kids
Collection of recipes and projects without grains, dairy, soy and refined sugar that will steer your child toward meats, vegetables, fruits, nuts and healthy fats. For those with food allergies, the top 8 allergens have been visually marked on each recipe for children to self-identify recipes that may contain eggs, nuts, fish, or shellfish.
2012
JE BARBE Barbetta, Letizia Kylie's Special Treat: A Food Allergy Fairy Tale
With some magical help, Kylie bakes a special treat for the prince that doesn't include any of the foods she's allergic to. Kylie shows the reader how she manages her food allergies and goes on to live happily ever after. Includes a simple baking recipe and food allergy tips and resources for adults.
2012
JE Harrison, Troon Aaron's Awful Allergies
The doctor tells Aaron he is allergic to animals and that he needs to get rid of all his pets.
1996
JE KOSTE Koster, Gloria. The Peanut-Free Cafe
When a new classmate has a peanut allergy and has to sit in a special area of the lunchroom, Simon reconsiders his love for peanut butter.
2006
JE KROLL Kroll, Virginia L. Brianna Breathes Easy: A Story about Asthma
Brianna is so excited to get the lead in the Thanksgiving school play, she forgets about the breathing trouble she's been having. But at the dress rehearsal, she has a bad attack. Diagnosed with asthma, Brianna begins to learn about her disease and how to
2005
JE MULAR Mulari-Schrand, Tracie A Day at the Playground : A Food Allergy Awareness Book for the Young
Offers young children some simple steps to avoid food allergens when at play in a public place.
2006
JE Nassau, Elizabeth Sussman The Peanut Butter Jam
Peanut allergy is the most common food induced anaphylactic reaction in the U.S. Peanut Butter Jam provides insight into what it is like to live with a peanut allergy.
2001
JE OREIL O'Reilly, Nadine Peter Can't Eat Peanuts
Describes the experiences of a young boy with a peanut allergy.
2005
JE RECOB Recob, Amy The BugaBees : Friends with Food Allergies
The BugaBees: friends with food allergies is the story of eight best buggy friends and the different food challenges they face on a daily basis.
2009
JE ROBER Robert, G. The Big Game
"Wheezing Will" has asthma. Last year he couldn't play soccer, but this year is different. Why?
2007
JE Rogers, Robyn No Lobsters, Please!: A Story of a Child with a Severe Seafood Alergy
Education is the key to managing allergies in a school setting. Robyn Rogers uses James's story to convey important, life saving information for young students.
2003
JE Smith, Nicole Allie the Allergic Elephant
A story about an elephant who is allergic to peanuts that teaches young children to be aware of their friends' peanut allergies. Mentions foods in which peanuts are hidden ingredients.
2002
JER MCDOO McDoogle, Farrah Benny Says, "Achoo!"
Dora's friend Benny the bull wants to pick a bouquet of flowers from Isa's garden as a birthday gift for his grandmother, but getting close to flowers makes him sneeze until Dora thinks up a solution.
2012

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