Bound To Stay Bound

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 World's grossest history facts (World's Grossest)
 Author: Nickel, Scott

 Publisher:  Lerner (2022)

 Dewey: 032.02
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: 24 p., col. ill., 23 cm

 BTSB No: 676339 ISBN: 9781728403991
 Ages: 6-8 Grades: 1-3

 Curiosities and wonders
 Science -- Miscellanea
 History -- Miscellanea

Price: $24.88

Travel back in time to the gross old days. Readers will uncover The Great Stink of 1858, how doctors diagnosed patients by drinking their urine, and more!

   School Library Journal (04/01/22)

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School Library Journal - 04/01/2022 Gr 3–5—Full of entertaining (and stomach-turning) tidbits, this hi-lo series is written at a first grade reading level. From the animal world to history to jobs, these titles present purposefully disgusting fun facts on different topics. The text is designed with readability in mind; this includes a controlled vocabulary and one-to-two short sentences per page. Photographs that align with the content on the page serve as visual cues for striving readers, as well as increasing the enjoyable gross-out factor. Interactive elements include a "Which is Grosser?" prompt and a "Disgusting Diagram" in each book. Books and websites for further reading are provided at the end. VERDICT While not brimming with informational content, these titles lean into the fun elements of their icky subject matter and will engage readers seeking hi-lo content. - Copyright 2022 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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