The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins - HP Newquist

Are you an aspiring physician, do you love biology or blood-sucking insects, or are you just really into gory movies? Then The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $17.99) by HP Newquist is for you. A captivating and comprehensive volume, it contains absolutely everything you need to know about blood, from the history of our scientific knowledge of this allimportant substance to the mechanics of our cardiopulmonary system to a discussion of our fascination with horror novels and movies. The requisite bloody illustrations and photos are sure to appeal to young readers thirsty for knowledge—and a little gore on the side. Ages 11-14. KLP
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$18.99
ISBN: 9780547315843
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 7th, 2012

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