Boothroyd, Jennifer

Vision: Nearsightedness, Farsightedness, and More

(4) K-3 Lightning Bolt Books: What Traits Are in Your Genes? series. These books introduce genetics and how our genes affect our senses and quirky traits. The explanations are simple in both books, but Vision oversimplifies, implying that only genes cause near- and farsightedness. The large type and full-page color photos are inviting; readers should come away with a basic understanding of the subject. An activity is appended. Reading list. Glos., ind. Review covers these What Traits Are in Your Genes? titles: Vision and Unusual Traits.


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