Multcolib Homework Center Picks: The Immune System, or Things That Make Me Sick

Gross Body Invaders
Gross Body Invaders By Owen, Ruth Book - 2011 j 578.65 O975g 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Full-color, up-close, in-your-face photos get you closer than you've ever been to the germs, parasites, and other creatures trying to invade.

Zombie Makers
Zombie Makers True Stories of Nature's Undead By Johnson, Rebecca L. Book - 2013 j 578.65 J687z 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Zombie people might not be real, but there are real-life things that take over another creature's brain and body turning them into...zombies.

What's Eating You?
What's Eating You? Parasites--the Inside Story By Davies, Nicola Book - 2007 j 578.65 D256w 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:No one likes the idea of worm attached to the inside their stomach or something sucking their blood, but not all parasites are scary. Learn how some can even be beneficial.

Immune System
Immune System By Klosterman, Lorrie Book - 2009 j 616.079 K66i 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Part of the Amazing Human Body series, this book offers close ups of the cells and organs that make up the immune system, as well as a detailed explanation of how it all works.

Human Body Factory
Human Body Factory By Green, Dan Book - 2012 j 612 G7956hf 2012 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 9 copies

Annotation:Looking at the body as a factory, this book includes all the different "departments" that make the whole thing work.

Battle With the Bugs
Battle With the Bugs Case File #2 By Manley, Heather Book - 2009 j 571.96 M279b 2009 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 10 copies

Annotation:Part of the Human Body Detectives series. Merrin and Pearl use their ability to jump inside the human body to explore the immune system.

Bugged How Insects Changed History By Albee, Sarah Book - 2014 j 595.7 A328b 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:Even bugs so tiny they can't be seen with the human eye can have a big effect. From causing wars to curing diseases, find out how even the smallest of them have left their mark on human history.

Bill Nye the Science Guy's Great Big Book of Tiny Germs
Bill Nye the Science Guy's Great Big Book of Tiny Germs By Nye, Bill Book - 2005 j 571.6 N994b 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Filled with facts like what germs are good for you and which germs taste good, plus eleven cool experiments to try.

Sneeze! By Siy, Alexandra Book - 2007 j 612.2 S625s 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:A look at the reasons we sneeze, and fun sneezing facts you probably never knew til now.


Books for learning more about the human immune system and some of the things that upset it.

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