Helping Children With Life-Threatening Medical Issues, 1st Edition

  • Joanne Mattern
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612286097
  • ISBN-13: 9781612286099
  • DDC: 362.19892
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Helping Children with Life-Threatening Medical Issues explores the crisis of serious illnesses in children and the people and organizations that are working to eliminate the problem. This title also focuses on people who have been helped, the progress that has already been made and the challenges still left to be met. The young reader analyzes the stories and develops their own opinion of what can be done to solve the childhood health crisis. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Batkid Makes a Wish.
2: Saving Young Lives Around the World.
3: Medical Research and Care.
4: Fulfilling Wishes.
5: Corporate Giving.
What You Can Do to Help.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.