101 Questions about Blood and Circulation, with Answers Straight from the Heart: With Answers Straight from the Heart
Finally! A book that makes blood and the circulatory system understandable. With succinct, evocative and unfailingly interesting answers, Faith Hickman Brynie answers such questions as "Does my heart get tired?"; "Is heartburn really heart burn?"; "What is blood poisoning?"; and more. The questions have been culled from thousands asked by teens.
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