Order Code: FS182    ISBN : 9781575421971
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By Elizabeth Verdick. Illustrated by Marieka Heinlen. This picture book addresses one of the yearlong concerns for teachers and school staff: curbing the spread of germs among students. With simple words and colorful illustrations, the book educates kids about where germs are, how to wash one’s hands, and how to avoid spreading germs to others when sneezing and coughing. The book concludes with seven pages of tips and more information that kids and grown-ups can read together. Grades K–2. 9" x 9". Free Spirit. 35 pages. ©2006.

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2006 Dr. Toy Smart Play/Smart Toy Product of Excellence Award

“Hits the bull’s-eye with an important message to all children. Wonderfully illustrated. Bravo! Well done!”—Philip M. Tierno Jr., Ph.D., Director of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, New York University Medical Center and author of The Secret Life of Germs

“Addresses an increasingly important subject in children’s health. This book should be in every pediatrician’s and family physician’s waiting room and at every childcare center, preschool, and early elementary school.”—Joseph J. Sockalosky, M.D., Director of Medical Education, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

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