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Description: COVID-19 can be scary for kids. These books help teach young children about germs, hygiene, and getting sick. #kids

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Coronavirus A Book for Children

by Kate Wilson and Elizabeth Jenner and Nia Roberts

This book explains the corona virus to the children, provides an overview and helps them understand the prevalent situation.

Date Added: 05/18/2020

The Fantastic Body

by Howard Bennett

The Fantastic Body is the ultimate kids’ reference guide to the human body! Jam-packed with fun facts, cool diagrams, and gross stories, and written by a successful, practicing pediatrician, this go-to guide will captivate curious readers for hours on end. Kids will take their learning beyond reading the book with DIY projects that demonstrate different bodily functions and tips for making their regular checkups less scary. Through humor, science, and engaging illustrations, this fun and comprehensive reference book is perfect for kids who want to know more about the mysterious stuff going on inside their bodies.

Date Added: 03/16/2020

Rosie Feels Sick

by Michèle Dufresne

Rosie goes to the vet in this Readers' Theatre title that includes a story, the same story rewritten as a play, and a short nonfiction piece at the end.

Date Added: 03/16/2020

Protecting Your Body

by Christie Marlowe

Each day, dangerous germs surround us. At home, many of the products we use to keep our houses clean and our bodies healthy can also be poisonous and very dangerous. The wrong pill, medicine, or household cleaner can cause major health problems. Whether from diseases, germs, or poisons, keeping your body safe from harm means knowing the dangers that are around you.

Date Added: 03/16/2020

I Wish I Was Sick, Too!

by Aliki and Franz Brandenberg

A sweet tale about kindness, jealousy, and fairness perfect for reading when a child is sick or well.Edward is sick and Elizabeth is well, and nothing could be more unfair! Edward gets to stay in bed and everyone treats him like a prince. Elizabeth has to get out of bed, get dressed, go to school, come home and do chores, finish her homework and practice the piano. "I wish I was sick too!" Elizabeth complains, and soon, to her dawning dismay, her wish is granted. Jealousy and kindness, fairness and responsibility, the passionate complaints and pleasures of childhood are well represented here by a close-knit and surprisingly intellectual cat family, drawn with good humor and sympathy by the illustrator-author couple, Aliki and Franz Brandenberg. The perfect book to read when you're sick, or when you're well and wish you were sick too.

Date Added: 03/16/2020

Bear Feels Sick

by Karma Wilson

Alone in his cave as the autumn wind blows, Bear feels achy with a stuffed-up nose. BOOKS IN THIS SERIES: Bear Feels Sick, Bear Snores On, Bear Stays Up for Christmas, Bear Wants More, Bear's New Friend.

Date Added: 03/16/2020

The Magic School Bus

by Beth Nadler

Ralphie's sick and can't host the Frizzle News Network TV show on health--until Ms. Frizzle and the gang travel inside his bloodstream to learn how the human body fights germs.

Date Added: 03/16/2020

Keeping Clean

by Louise Spilsbury

This series introduces the topices of exercise, nutrition, rules for basic safety, the dangers of household products in the home, personal hygiene, common illnesses and disease and making and maintaining healthy relationships. Simple sentence construction and low level words to make the message as simple as possible for 6 to 8 year olds.

Date Added: 03/16/2020

Sid the Science Kid

by Jennifer Frantz

Sid's dad has a cold. He is sneezing. His nose is runny. But how come Sid has to keep washing his hands, if his dad is the one who's sick?

Date Added: 03/16/2020

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