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Healthy Living

Series Description

Each book in the Healthy Living series features 12 varied tips or habits readers can take part in to live a fun, safe, and healthy lifestyle every day. Helpful tips, interesting facts, and relatable photos are sure to empower readers.

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  • Dewey: 613–614
  • Reading Level: Grades 3–5
  • Interest Levels: Grades 3–6
  • Page Count: 32
  • Trim Size: 7″ x 9″
  • Lexile Levels: 700–840L
  • ATOS Levels: Pending
  • Correlation with National Curriculum
    • CCSS RI 4.1, 2, 3, 4, 8; RI 5.1, 2, 3, 4, 8
    • NSES F


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Set of 8: $262.40 (List) / $183.60 S/L
Individual Titles: $32.80 (List) / $22.95 S/L

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Latest Reviews

This attractive series will help tweens make smart, healthy choices and gain confidence. Covering a variety of topics, each volume presents 12 helpful tips aimed at improving one’s overall physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Bold, clear visuals nicely complement the text, as do inserts containing pertinent statistics and bullet lists summarizing the information. The science behind the importance of sleep, eating, and exercise for bodily functions and optimal health are touched upon in an informative but not overwhelming way. Critical thinking topics are interspersed throughout, while fact sheets that summarize the content and provide new insight can be found in the back matter. VERDICT A visually appealing look at practical lifestyle changes to optimize personal health for middle schoolers.

—School Library Journal, April 2017

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12 Ways to Improve Athletic Performance is part of a series of books that transform the concept of ordinary print materials into a living literary form. The hard copy provides the tactile element to engage the student in traditional information retrieval and then provides both the teacher and student with a cyber pathway to experience the potential for expanding a basic interest into a full–blown exploration and learning experience. There are lesson plans for the teacher, web links to additional resources for the student and teacher, which is much like the rabbit hole in Alice in Wonderland, leading to an ultimate adventure. Accessing the website not only makes it possible to have the ebook at hand, but provides links to supplementary materials for the books you own and general information on a number of related topics as ‘News’ is released and published on the site. With a stream of additional information, the book that is purchased does not fade with time, but stays viable through the updated website information.

12 Ways to Improve Athletic Performance involve such things as carbs, cardio, and technology. The student will develop an understanding of how food, exercise, and monitoring activity work together to make them a better athlete, or just a healthier person. Sleep, training, and nutrition are vital to the improvement of athletic performance according to the information contained in this book. And the technology that one might use to track activity and monitor body function are explained for both the student and career athlete. How technology is used in equipment design and safety improvement is also part of the information directed at the reader. A summary fact sheet provides insight into the status of healthy activity in today’s world with the intent to help improve the general health of our nation. The book is designed with a balance of text and graphic illustration that makes it easier to read and enjoy, while being motivated to follow the tips and hints provided.

12 Ways to Improve Athletic Performance
—NSTA Recommends, January 2017

“12 Tips for a Healthy Diet will be the favorite of the cafeteria manager when it creates a class of students who actually know what is good for them and why. They will relish the fruit on the plate and leave the soda machine lacking attention. The rationale for selecting low-fat milk or water is provided, and saving sugar for special occasions may top the nutritional changes encouraged. One difficult part of the recipe for a healthy diet that is hard to accommodate for students might be the one to eat throughout the day. This book, when linked to 12 Ways to Improve Athletic Performance may have every aspiring athlete demanding better food choices.”

12 Tips for a Healthy Diet
—NSTA Recommends, January 2017

“As much as we realize that our students need to begin to protect their health now, it is difficult to help them learn how this is done without a form of ‘preaching.’ 12 Ways to Prevent Disease does a masterful job of introducing lifelong practices that will promote a healthier life style. There are actually 12 topics that are quickly and effectively presented with the how and why information necessary to help the student make wise choices about being healthier. From tips on washing your hands, not smoking, brushing teeth, and avoiding environmental toxins, to disease spreading insects and animals, there are 12 interesting topics to engage this new generation in a longer and healthier life style.”

12 Ways to Prevent Disease
—NSTA Recommends, January 2017

“12 Tips to Maintain Brain Health aids in the ability to understand the importance of sleep to the physical and mental performance demanded of the student. The mechanics of sleep are quickly described and tips on getting good sleep are presented. Such simple things as reduce the use of electronic devices before going to bed, the ambient light in the room, and even the temperature, all play an important part in the quality of sleep. Also, the reader is encouraged to explore new activities, seek quiet learning environments, eat healthy, take a break from multitasking, and socialize with friends and family, all of which might be recognized as part of reducing gaming/computer/television time and enjoying the ‘simple life.’ With a goal to follow these tips, the reader may find that he/she does perform better in mental tasks, and thus, make better grades. In any case, it can lead to an improvement in the life–long quality of life as measured by brain health.”

12 Ways to Maintain Brain Health
—NSTA Recommends, January 2017

“This series provides colorful, information-packed volumes that students who are interested in eating healthier and making the move to an overall healthier lifestyle will be drawn to. Each volume is based upon 12 ‘tips,’ or areas, that the titles reference. The sections have colorful photographs, facts about specific areas of a healthy diet, and tips to better improve your overall intake of nutrients. Each volume includes a closing ‘Fact Sheet.’ It should be noted that the website included for further information takes the reader to the publisher’s website, with the claim of ‘recent updates about this topic,’ as well as a link to the eBook version. This series provides a good start for younger readers, but further exploration will be necessary for those who are well-versed in the subject. Additional Resources. Glossary. Index.”

—School Library Connection, October 2017


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