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Peanut Butter, Milk, and Other Deadly Threats

What You Should Know About Food Allergies

Series: Issues in Focus Today

By Sherri Mabry Gordon

For a person with food allergies, the most common foods—such as milk, eggs, or peanut butter—can cause a life-threatening reaction. In PEANUT BUTTER, MILK, AND OTHER DEADLY THREATS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FOOD ALLERGIES, author Sherri Mabry Gordon explains what it is like to have a food allergy and ways that teens and their families cope with the problem. She also looks at the causes of food allergies and what scientists are doing to combat them.

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Reviews

"The format is open, with plenty of white space, making the book accessible to reluctant readers."

School Library Journal, November 2006

"The text is well written by a knowledgeable author."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2006

". . . a helpful resource to have in a library collection."

Southern Maine Library District, October 26, 2006

"The basic research behind and controversies about stem cells, infertility treatments, and food allergies are clearly presented in short, easy-to-read chapters."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2007

". . . this information is both accurate and valuable. Middle and secondary students will not only learn about physiology, but will learn to appreciate the challenges many people face."

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