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AIDS & HIV the Facts for Kids Rae Simons

AIDS & HIV the Facts for Kids

Rae Simons

Published
ISBN : 9781934970201
Hardcover
63 pages
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The number of children who either die of AIDS or are orphaned by AIDS is unthinkably high- about 2.5 million children are currently living with HIV. This timely book gives kids the essential facts about HIV/AIDS in age-appropriate language. It coversMoreThe number of children who either die of AIDS or are orphaned by AIDS is unthinkably high- about 2.5 million children are currently living with HIV. This timely book gives kids the essential facts about HIV/AIDS in age-appropriate language. It covers how people contract HIV and how it affects the body. Along with up-to-date information on the treatment methods used and medical research being done, the book describes the various prevention efforts underway today. This important book dispels the myths and promotes understanding of one of the world s greatest health crises. AIDS & HIV: The Facts for Kids is well organized and uses a variety of educational approaches to illustrate hard-to-grasp concepts: -- Simple and concise explanations make complicated health topics easy enough for young readers to understand. -- Color photographs, diagrams, and illustrations present a comprehensive picture of HIV/AIDS. -- A young person living with HIV/AIDS shares his story. -- Information on the latest research and medical advancements is included. -- Ask the Doctor sections connect a licensed health practitioner with children s real questions about AIDS and HIV. -- Inside/Outside perspectives explain how this virus changes the body on the inside and how that impacts daily life. -- Boxed glossary words on every page define unfamiliar terms for kids. -- Did You Know? boxes round out readers information on the various topics. -- Just the Facts boxes summarize each chapter in easily understood, bite-size packages. -- A Find Out More section directs readers to additional resources found on the Internet. -- A learning map helps readers organize new information.