Germs and Hand Washing

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Curious George Discovers Germs

Curious George Discovers Germs

By H. A. Rey

Libby/OverDrive E-Book

George comes down with a cold and can't wait to feel better. In the meantime, it's straight to bed for this monkey. But when George drifts to sleep, his dreams take him on a wild ride inside the body to learn all about germs, how they affect us, and how to avoid and get rid of them. Suggested for grades preschool–grade 3.


Germs Are Not for Sharing

Germs Are Not for Sharing
(Los gérmenes no son para compartir)

By Elizabeth Verdick
English language

Hoopla E-Book
Libby/OverDrive E-Book
Libby/OverDrive Read-Along

Spanish-English Blingual

Hoopla E-Book
Libby/OverDrive E-Book

This book teaches kids what germs are, what they do, and why it's so important to cover them up, block them from spreading, and wash them down the drain. Includes tips for parents and caregivers. Suggested for preschool–grade 2.


Germ Smart

Germ Smart

By Baby Professor

Hoopla E-Book

Get smart about germs to escape them at all possibilities. This book will outline some of the most common infectious diseases known to man.


Hand Sanitizer Germ Anathematizer

Hand Sanitizer Germ Anathematizer

By Fariba Darvish

Hoopla E-Book

This book will raise kids awareness of germs and mode of transfer in a fun way. In addition, there is a guide inside for parents on how to continue teaching prevention. Suggested for grades K–3.


Inside Your Germs

Inside Your Germs

By Karin Halvorson

Hoopla E-Book

A fun introduction to how germs work. This book also includes simple activities and crafts like glitter germs, bacteria splits and an edible cell with how-to photos to further engage young learners. Suggested for grades K–2.


Keep it Clean: Germ Free

Keep it Clean: Germ Free

By Cecilia Minden

Hoopla E-Book

Level 1 guided reader that teaches students how to prevent the spread of germs by washing hands and the importance of cleanup. Also in the 21st Century Basic Skills Library: Keep It Clean series: Get Well Soon, Time to Wash Up and Achoo! Suggested for grades K–2.


Micro Mania

Micro Mania

By Jordan D. Brown

Libby/OverDrive E-Book

Get ready to be grossed out! Try not to panic, but a million creatures are crawling all over your skin—wriggling on your legs, your neck, your scalp...everywhere! And that's only on the outside of our bodies. Here's a big treat for every kid who loves the squirmy, icky, buggy, and the generally gross. Suggested for grades 4–6.


Unicorns and Germs

Unicorns and Germs

By Asia Citro

Libby/OverDrive E-Book

An earthquake shakes Zoey's house. Or maybe it's a unicorn-quake? An enormous new friend arrives in a lot of pain, and it's getting worse every day. Zoey must work with her mom and Sassafras to find a cure—and quickly! Part 6 in the Zoey and Sassafras series. Suggested for grades K—3.


Wash Your Hands

Wash Your Hands

By Nathan Yoke

Hoopla E-Book

Children are encouraged to lather up and wash their hands for about the time it takes to sing the ABC Song. Suggested for preschool–grade 2.

 

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