Living With Scoliosis by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Living With Scoliosis

Grade 8+
Released in 2014
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Living with Scoliosis features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with scoliosis during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support. Throughout the book, Ask Yourself This questions encourage discussion. Features include a selected bibliography, further readings, Just the Facts summary of medical facts about scoliosis, Where to Turn summary of key advice that includes contact information for helpful organizations, a glossary, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.


  I really think your book should be available at all doctor's offices who deal with scoliosis.  
— Mary Hermanson, parent of a teen with scoliosis
  Expert adviceā€¦ clearly described. Use of the second person and a conversational tone involve readers.  
— Horn Book Guide