Asthma & Allergies

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.
JE GOLDI Golding, Theresa Martin Abby's Asthma and the Big Race
Abby is practicing for the big race, but she is worried that her asthma will stop her from winning.
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.
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.
J616.238 Powell, Jillian Asthma
With a mix of bright photos and a child-friendly design, this simple, and approachable look book explains asthma to young readers.. Each book teaches how to recognize symptoms and asthma attacks from mild to extreme. It illustrates what happens on doctor and hospital visits, and suggests appropriate healthy habits. Ultimately the book teaches children about healthy living and an how ounce of prevention is as good as a cure.
J616.238 GLASE Glaser, Jason Asthma
"Describes asthma and its causes, symptoms, and treatments"--Provided by publisher.
J616.23 GORD Gordon, Sharon Asthma
Explains what asthma is, what causes asthma attacks, and some common treatments.
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...
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.
J616.238 ROYST Royston, Angela Explaining Asthma
Explains the history, prevention and treatment of asthma.
J618.92975 GLASE Glaser, Jason Food Allergies
"Describes food allergies, how they are diagnosed and treated, and how to prevent allergic reactions"--Provided by publisher.
J618.92975 Taylor-Butler, Christine Food Allergies
Kid-friendly information about food allergies, particularly the eight main foods that cause allergies and the importance of food labels.
J616.238 SILVE Silverstein, Alvin Handy Health Guide to Asthma
"An overview of asthma for children in grades 5 and up. Find out what asthma is, what causes it, how it is diagnosed, and some treatment options"-- Provided by publisher.
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.
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.
J618.2997 THOMA Thomas, Pat I Think I Am Going to Sneeze
This story reassures kids who suffer from allergies, letting them know that they aren't alone. They learn the value of avoiding contact with certain materials and staying away from certain foods that trigger allergic reactions in their bodies.
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.
J616.97 Weitzman, Elizabeth Let's Talk About Having Allergies
Briefly discusses different types of allergies, causes of allergic reactions, and treatments.
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.
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.
JE OREIL O'Reilly, Nadine Peter Can't Eat Peanuts
Describes the experiences of a young boy with a peanut allergy.
JE MATTH Matthies, Janna Peter, the Knight with Asthma
When he begins to cough and wheeze while pretending he is a knight slaying dragons, Peter is taken to the doctor and learns he has asthma and what he can do to control its symptoms..
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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