An excellent resource for children.
By Damian Morgan
This level 3 reader from the McMillan is part of the Living Healthseries. It tells the story of a girl in an African village whose grandfather dies from Malaria.Much to the annoyance of the adults in the village, the girl and her friends wage war against mosquitoes in the village as a sign of love for her late grandfather. However the actions of the children start to impact the numbers of people in the village who are contracting the disease and soon everyone agrees that waging war on mosquitoes is a good thing.The back of the book contains a fact file that shows, the mosquito breeding cycle, how to manage water in the village and how to recognize and treat malaria.
Buzz Off rates this book 9/10