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BISAC Subject YAN050010

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology

The Race to Discover the AIDS Virus: Luc Montagnier vs Robert Gallo

From the Series Scientific Rivalries and Scandals

In the early 1980s, doctors sounded the alarm. A mysterious new disease—acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS—was spreading around the world. While many of the first AIDS patients were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614.5'99392

Traumatic Brain Injury: From Concussion to Coma

Two soccer players collide on the field. A soldier in Afghanistan is thrown to the ground during a bomb explosion. A teen has an accident while riding her bike—and she isn't wearing her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

Vaccination Investigation: The History and Science of Vaccines

Vaccines are biological substances that cause the human immune system to build up its defenses against specific diseases. Public health officials recommend a series of vaccines for all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 615.3/72
Fall 2019

You Do You: Figuring Out Your Body, Dating, and Sexuality

Teen sex. STIs. Sexting. Rape. Sexual harassment. #MeToo and #YesAllWomen. Today's teens launch into their sexual lives facing challenging issues but with little if any formalized learning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 306.70835