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Abramovitz, Melissa 1954-

Overview
Works: 70 works in 184 publications in 2 languages and 15,898 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Popular works 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Melissa Abramovitz
West Nile virus by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of West Nile virus, reviews ongoing research, and discusses why this mosquito-borne disease is such a threat to humans and animals
Bipolar disorder by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what bipolar disorder is, its causes, treatments, life with the disease, and future areas of research
Leukemia by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses leukemia, its causes, diagnosis, and treatment, living with the disease, and current trends in research and medication
Obesity by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the growing health problem of obesity, its social and emotional impacts, causes, and treatment, and research that is being conducted, not only on new drug therapies, diet, and exercise, but also on improved education
Multiple sclerosis by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Persian and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what multiple sclerosis is, its causes, how it is treated, life with the disease, and the future of the disease
The U.S. Marine Corps at war by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives an overview of the U.S. Marine Corps, its mission, members, history, recent conflicts, and modern equipment
The U.S. Navy at war by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Persian and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives an overview of the U.S. Navy, its mission, members, history, recent conflicts, and modern equipment
Military trucks by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Simple text and full-color photographs describe various military trucks"--Provided by publisher
Cystic fibrosis by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of cystic fibrosis, reviews ongoing research, and discusses how to live with the incurable genetic disease that is often called "65 Roses."
Amazing feats of biological engineering by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engineers design our modern world. They combine science and technology to create incredible vehicles, structures, and objects. This title examines amazing feats of biological engineering. Engaging text explores bionic legs, artificial organs, and animal cloning. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline. Relevant sidebars, stunning photos, and a glossary aid readers understanding of the topic. A hands-on project and career-planning chart give readers a sense of what it takes to become an engineer. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus essential facts about each featured feat of engineering. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO
The 100th day of school by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Full-color photographs and simple text provide a brief introduction to the 100th Day of School"--
Osteoporosis by Melissa Abramovitz( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the symptoms, risk factors, causes, history, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis
Lou Gehrigs disease by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Lou Gehrig and the disease named after him. Describes the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for Lou Gehrig's disease, and provides a brief biography of the famous baseball player for whom the disease is named
Military airplanes by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Simple text and full-color photographs describe various military airplanes"--Provided by publisher
Autoimmune disorders by Melissa Abramovitz( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the immune system, describes autoimmune diseases, and discusses common disorders, how they are diagnosed, and treatments for them
Military helicopters by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Simple text and full-color photographs describe various military helicopters"--Provided by publisher
Hepatitis by Melissa Abramovitz( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Diseases & Disorders series offers young readers and researchers a means of understanding ailments and their ramifications. Clear, careful explanations offer insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes include primary and secondary source quotations, annotated bibliographies and lists of organizations to contact for additional information. - Publisher description
Main battle tanks by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, design, weapons, and missions of main battle tanks
Fibromyalgia by Melissa Abramovitz( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This series objectively and thoughtfully explores topics of medical importance. Books include sections on a description of the disease or disorder and how it affects the body, as well as diagnosis and treatment of the condition"--
Schizophrenia by Melissa Abramovitz( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the nature of schizophrenia, its various types and diagnoses, and such related topics as Freud, genetics, family ties, stress, stigma prenatal viruses, living conditions, daily problems, early treatments, funding, research, and new drugs
 
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