Life with Epilepsy

Everyday Heroes
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Gives readers a look into the lives and abilities of people who have epilepsy, as well as the challenges they face. Learn how medications, special diets, and service dogs can help people manage their epilepsy. Additional features include a table of contents, an informative infographic, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, a selected bibliography, an index, sources for further research, and information about the author.

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978-1-5038-2511-6
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2019
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2018-08-01
BISACS JNF024070, JNF024020
Dewey 616.85
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 610
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 197408
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Fast facts, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts
  • A Surprise Seizure
  • A Furry Classmate
  • Eat Your Medicine
  • Spying on Brain Waves
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Clara MacCarald

Clara MacCarald is a freelance writer with a master's degree in biology. She lives with her family in an off-grid house nestled in the forests of central New York. When not parenting her daughter, she spends her time writing nonfiction books for kids.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Everyday Heroes from Booklist on October 1, 2018

Books in the Everyday Heroes series (12 titles) focus on regular people who live with typically chronic medical conditions. This volume discusses epilepsy and how people manage the seizures it causes. An opening list of facts about this neurological disorder plunges readers into the… View →