Itch! Everything You Didn't Want to Know About What Makes You Scratch
Itch! Everything You Didn't Want to Know About What Makes You Scratch
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Itch! Everything You Didn't Want to Know About What Makes You Scratch

Written by Anita Sanchez & illustrated by Gilbert Ford
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$16.99
$15.80
7 - 10
Reading age
80
Page count
117
Words per page
960L
Lexile measure
Mar 13, 2018
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Everybody gets itchy, and every kid will love this title that scratches the itch to know more and about the history, anatomy, botany, biology behind it. Perfect for fans of Grossology books looking for something more substantive and dynamic. You can feel it coming on–that terrible, tortuous ITCH. As irritating as an itch is, it is also your body’s way of sending you a message you can’t miss, like you’ve brushed up against poison ivy or lice have taken up residence in your hair. None of which you’d know without that telltale itch! And there are so many things that make us itch–from fungus to fleas, mosquitoes to nettles, poison ivy to tarantulas! Combining history, anatomy, laugh-out-loud illustrations, and even tips to avoid–and soothe–the itch, Anita Sanchez and Gilbert Ford take readers on an intriguing (and sometimes disgusting) look into what makes you scratch.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780544811010
    Publication Date
    March 13, 2018
    Publisher
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Page Count
    80
    Words Per Page
    117
    Audience
    Juvenile Reader
    Reading Age
    7 - 10 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2016025731
    Lexile® Level
    960L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~W
    ATOS® Book Level
    6.2
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    2
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    193668
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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