Dangerous Worms (XBooks) (Library Edition): Parasites Plague a Village (XBooks: Medical) (Hardcover)

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It's under their skin. In Ghana, Africa, a family is in agony. Parasites called guinea worms are eating through their bodies.

While the family gets treatment, a health-care worker hunts for the source of the worms. Can he find it before others become infected?High-interest topics, real stories, engaging design, and astonishing photos are the building blocks of the XBooks, a new series of books designed to engage and motivate reluctant and enthusiastic readers alike. How can a bite from a pet prairie dog cause a life-threatening illness? Where does the guinea worm, a parasite that lives under human skin, come from? How can a virus that attacks the brain be related to birds dropping dead at the zoo? With topics based in science, these action-packed books will help students unlock the power and pleasure of reading... and always ask for more!


Product Details
ISBN: 9780531132302
ISBN-10: 0531132307
Publisher: Children's Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: XBooks: Medical

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