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Medikidz Explain Lung Cancer : Superhero Adventure Inside the Human Body!

Book - 2013
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"Lung cancer is explained in graphic novel format in this informative story that makes the science behind cancer accessible to young readers. The Medikidz are larger-than-life superheroes who live in Mediland, a living, moving virtual world within the human body. Each character is an expert on one component of human anatomy and the role it plays in fighting the disease. Using their extensive combined knowledge, the Medikidz conduct a journey through Mediland, exploring complex medical issues in a language and visual style that is attractive and accessible to tweens and teens. Appropriate humor and adventure are blended with accurate facts, so young readers can understand lung cancer and its causes"-- Provided by publisher.
"The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take readers on a journey through Mediland, explaining complex medical issues in a language and style teens can relate to and understand. Readers can become empowered by knowledge, and patients can be provided with some skills for self-management. Issues are faced head-on, not sugarcoated"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia : American Cancer Society/Health Promotions, [2013]
ISBN: 9781604432008
Branch Call Number: TEEN 616.9942 CHILMAN-
Characteristics: 31 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: DeLoache, Shawn
Alternative Title: Medikidz explain lung cancer


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