The Case of the Flesh-Eating Bacteria (Body System Disease Investigations)

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What do you get when you combine evil microbes trying to harm the skin and a super detective skilled at Body System Disease Investigations? You get crime-solving super sleuth Annie Biotica! Join Annie's team: Read the case, check out a line-up of the disease suspects, test the body system for infection, and help Annie Biotica and her science team crack the case! These engaging and easy-to-read books use the scientific method to decipher symptoms, review lab results, and diagnose and treat diseases. Some cases must be solved by you!

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Gr 5-8-Using a CSI-style methodology and the scientific process, disease scene investigator Annie Biotica unravels mystery illnesses. Each volume includes five cases that are all related to the featured body system. After an introduction, the case studies typically follow the same format: "The Crime," "The Clues," "The Suspect[s]," "The Evidence" (which is culled from one to two lab tests), "The Verdict," and the treatment or "Justice." Bacteria contains an additional "Protect Yourself" section, and Popcorn follows up a of couple cases. Diseases and lab tests are explained, and preventative measures are included. The verdicts don't flinch with failed treatments occasionally resulting in death (AIDS in Infected Tick and rabies in Rusty Nail. "You Solve the Case" scenarios use guiding questions to help readers solve medical mysteries on their own-though answers are included in the back of the books. Despite some inconsistencies, odd language choices, and typos, this set is exciting and informative. Color photos with plenty of gross-out close-ups and numerous illustrations add to the appeal. α(c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Not for the squeamish, this colorful book from the Body System Disease Investigations series introduces Agent Annie Biotica, a Disease Scene Investigator with the Major Health Crimes Unit. This cartoon-style heroine is called in to solve a series of skin-related medical cases. Informative as well as entertaining, Annie tells readers about five cases (caused by flesh-eating bacteria, pinkeye, ringworm, chicken pox, measles) and ends by explaining how to protect oneself from each culprit. The next section challenges readers to solve three cases based on a narrative and a photo. Throughout, a clearly written text and color photos provide information, while digital drawings add a bit of drama. Lots can be learned here. Grades 5-8. --Carolyn Phelan

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