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Allergies: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 4 to 8

  • Aaron's Awful Allergies by Troon Harrison Kids Can Press, 1998
  • Allergies (It's not Catching) by Angela Royston Heinemann, 2002
  • Allergy Tales: a Birthday Party by Carey Shoemaker AllergyOnBoard 2009
  • Allie the Allergic Elephant: A Children's Story of Peanut Allergies by Nicole Smith Jungle Communications, Inc. 1999
  • Aneil Has a Food Allergy by Jillian Powell Chelsea House Publ, 2004
  • Allergies (Rookies Read-About-Health series) by Sharon Gordon Children's Press, 2003
  • Bugabees: Friends with Food Allergies by Amy Recob Beaver’s Pond Press, 2009
  • Eating Gluten-Free with Emily by Bonnie Kruszka Woodbine House, 2004
  • Harry's Dog by Barbara Ann Porte Scholastic, 1999
  • Let's Talk about Having Allergies by Elizabeth Weitzman Powerkids, 2002
  • The Peanut Pickle: A Story About Peanut Allergy by Jessica Ureel First Page Publ., 2004
  • Peanut Butter Jam by Elizabeth Sussman Nassau Health Press, 2001
  • Taking Food Allergies to School by Ellen Weiner JayJo Books, 1999

Ages 9 to 12

  • Allergies by Steve Parker Heinemann Library, 2004
  • Allergies by Sarah Lennard-Brown Raintree, 2004
  • Allergies by Alvin Silverstein Franklin Watts, 2000
  • Allergies by Carol Baldwin Heinemann Library, 2003
  • Food Allergies by Jason Glaser Capstone Press, 2007
  • Peanut Butter, Milk, And Other Deadly Threats: What You Should Know About Food Allergies by Sherri Mabry Gordon Enslow Publishers, 2006
  • Taking Food Allergies to School by Ellen Weiner JayJo Books, 1999
  • Why Do My Eyes Itch: and Other Questions About Allergies by Angela Royston Heinemann, 2003

Young Adult

  • Allergies by Wendy Moragne Twenty-First Century Books, 1999
  • Allergies by Edward Edelson Chelsea House, 2000
  • Breathe Easy: Teen Guide to Allergies by Jean Ford: Mason Crest, 2005
  • Special Diets and Food Allergies by Carol Ballard Heinemann Library, 2006

Books for Adults

  • Allergies and Asthma for Dummies by William Berger For Dummies, 2000
  • American College of Physicians Home Medical Guide to Common Allergies by David R Goldmann DK Pub., 2000
  • Complete Kid's Allergy and Asthma Guide: The Parent's Handbook for Children of All Ages by Milton Gold Robert Rose Publ, 2003
  • Complete Peanut Allergy Handbook by Scott Sicherer and Terry Malloy Berkley Publ, 2005
  • Food Allergies for Dummies by Robert Wood For Dummies, 2007
  • Food Allergy Survival Guide: Surviving and Thriving with Food Allergies and Sensitivities by Joanne Stepaniak and Dina Aronson Healthy Living Publ, 2004
  • How to Manage Your Child's Life-Threatening Food Allergies: Practical Tips for Everyday Life by Linda Coss Plumtree Press, 2004
  • Kid-Friendly Food Allergy Cookbook: More Than 150 Recipes That Are Wheat-free, Gluten-free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Low in Sugar by Lynne Rominger Fair Winds Press, 2004
  • Understanding and Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies by Scott Sicherer Johns Hopkins Press, 2006
  • Whole Foods Allergy Cookbook: 200 Gourmet & Homestyle Recipes for the Food Allergic Family by Cybele Pascal Vital Health, 2005

Other Resources

American Academy of Asthma & Immunology
Information on all aspects of asthma and allergies, including allergies to plants, food, latex, pets, insects and testing for allergies. Includes information on medications and other treatments. Has English and Spanish sections.
611 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 272-6071

MedlinePlus: Allergy
List of resources complied by the staff at the National Library of Medicine

National Jewish Medical and Research Center
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, Colorado

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
National Institutes of Health

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
10400 Eaton Place, Suite 107
Fairfax, VA 22030

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04

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