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The science of snot and phlegm : the slimy truth about breathing / written by Fiona Macdonald.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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The science of the body
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Whiting PL - Whiting +612.2 M145 (Text) 51735011899787 Children's department Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial j 612.2 MACDONALD (Text) 33946003390320 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Checked out 01/31/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780531231449
  • ISBN: 0531231445
  • ISBN: 9780531232392
  • ISBN: 0531232395
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- The breath of life -- Protect and survive -- Why do noses run? -- Sinuses, tonsils, and adenoids -- The cold virus -- What is hay fever? -- Too much! -- Why do we cough? -- What are bronchitis and pneumonia? -- Breathless -- No air way! -- Breathe easy! -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
Breathe in, breathe out ... We all do it, every day and every night. Breathing is essential for life. It brings oxygen (a gas in the air) into our lungs. We need oxygen to keep our brains and bodies working properly. Without it--without breathing--we would die very quickly! This breathtaking guide to breathing explores the process of breathing and how disgusting substances like mucus and snot have unexpected uses.
Subject: Respiration > Juvenile literature.
Mucus > Juvenile literature.
Saliva > Juvenile literature.
Body fluids > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Literature.

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