A Drop of Blood

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Harper Collins, May 4, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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You've seen your own blood, when you have a cut or a scrape. You can see the veins in your wrist, and you've seen the scab that forms as a cut heals. But do you know what blood does for you? Without blood, you couldn't play, or grow, or learn. That's because just about every part of your body needs blood, from your muscles to your bones to your brain. How does your body use blood? Read and find out!

Ages 10 – 14


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User Review  - AmyPierce - LibraryThing

Summary: This is a book about the blood inside your body. It explains how blood clots when you have a cut and that's why the bleeding stops. It also goes over specific facts about red and white blood ... Read full review

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User Review  - amartin2787 - LibraryThing

A DROP OF BLOOD is an exciting way for children to learn the basics about blood and how it works in the human body. The illustrations and use of the vampire and monster characters help children stay ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Paul Showers wrote twenty books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, including favorites such as What Happens to a Hamburger? and Where Does the Garbage Go? Mr. Showers worked on the Detroit Free Press, the New York Herald Tribune, and for thirty years, the Sunday New York Times.

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