I'm a Physical Therapist (Health Heroes) (Paperback)

I'm a Physical Therapist (Health Heroes) By Lauren Kukla, Susana Gurrea (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Kukla, Susana Gurrea (Illustrator)
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What does a physical therapist do every day? What character traits are essential for a physical therapist to have?

Follow physical therapists as they work to keep people healthy. These health heroes help injured or sick patients move and care for themselves. Discover the tools they use as they work with other hospital staff to keep patients healthy. Like all health heroes, they make sure the needs of the patient come first. Meet a real physical therapist from Mayo Clinic, and find out how these health heroes save the day, every day

This book was created in partnership with Dr. Natalie Woodberry, P.T., a physical therapist at Mayo Clinic.

Meets (C3) Framework for Social Studies standards: College, Career, and Civic Life. D2.Civ.2.K-2. Explain how all people, not just official leaders, play important roles in a community.

Mayo Clinic Press Kids creates empowering health and wellness content in partnership with pediatric experts. Proceeds from the sale of every book go to benefit important medical research and education at Mayo Clinic.

About the Author

Lauren Kukla is a freelance author and poet who loves writing for kids. She has written many books for young readers. She lives with her husband and kids in Minnesota. She is the cofounder and creative director of littledigital.org. You can find her poetry on Instagram and TikTok as @NorthCountryPoet. Susana Gurrea is an illustrator from Barcelona, Spain. She studied illustration and comics, later receiving a postgraduate degree in Illustration for Children's Publications at the Eina University School of Design, in Barcelona. Her work has appeared in early readers books, educational manuals, children's magazines, and non-fiction books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9798887703152
Publisher: Mayo Clinic Press Kids
Publication Date: March 11th, 2025
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Health Heroes