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I'm allergic to peanuts / by Maria Nelson.

Authors: Nelson, Maria, author.
Call number: j616.975 NEL
Publication: New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2015.
Publication date: 2015.
Subject: Food allergy in children -- Juvenile literature.
Peanuts -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: I'm allergic.
GS leveled reader. Science.
Title: I'm allergic to peanuts / by Maria Nelson.
Additional title: I am allergic to peanuts
Physical description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents note: Peanut trouble -- What's a reaction like? -- Take the test -- No cure -- Peanut-free -- Tree nuts.
Summary note: Peanut allergies can be very serious. Theyŕe the most common food allergy to cause anaphylaxis in children. There is a blood test and a skin prick test to confirm a peanut allergy, but no cure. The only way to avoid a reaction is to stay away from peanuts altogether. Readers learn the potential severity of peanut allergies and the symptoms one might experience. Full-color images alert them to food packaging labels and the possibility of peanuts on ingredients lists. Readers ́new understanding of peanut allergies and knowledge of symptoms could help save a friendś or family memberś life.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
ISBN: 9781482409741
LCCN: 2014430352
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