Asthma


Carter, Alden R. & Carter, Siri M. I'm Tougher Than Asthma! Albert Whitman & Co., Morton Grove, IL, c 1999. A young girl describes what it is like to live with asthma, how this condition affects the body, triggers, and what can be done about it. Ages 5 -10.

Gosselin, Kim. The ABC'S of Asthma: An Asthma Alphabet Book for Kids of All Ages. JayJo Books, LLC. Valley Park, MO, 1998. Each letter of the alphabet explains some aspect of asthma. Ages 5 - 10.

Gosselin, Kim. Taking Asthma To School. JayJo Books, c 1998. Ages 5 - 8.

Murphy, Wendy. Asthma. The Millbrook Press, Inc. CT, 1998. Factual look at the various causes of asthma, what happens during an attack, how the disease is controlled, etc. Ages 12 up.

Simpson, Carolyn. Everything You Need To Know About Asthma. Rosen Pub. Group, Inc., NY, c 1998. Explains what asthma is, how it is diagnosed and treated, and how it can affect a person's life. Ages 10 - 18.

Strauss, Peggy Guthart. Relieve the Squeeze: How to Take Control of Your Asthma. Viking, 2000. Taj's life is going just right until he collapses on the basketball court because of his asthma. Easy to read, eye catching facts and information follow the story. Ages 8 – 14.

Weiss, Jonathan H. Breathe Easy, Young People's Guide to Asthma. Magination Press, c 2003. Teaches control of frequency and severity of asthma attacks through awareness of triggers, relaxation exercises, and medications. Ages 8 – 13.