In Vaccines: Bev Gets Her Superhero Shots, readers are introduced to Bev, a young superhero. The story explains that even superheroes can get sick from germs and sometimes our bodies need help protecting us. Enter the vaccines! They help train our bodies to defend ourselves from these germs, and in turn, protect other people, helping readers understand why these shots are so important. This book helps children of all ages understand how vaccines work and why they are important, even if the shots hurt a little bit! To help caregivers of newborns, a valuable colorful schedule of all childhood vaccinations needed between birth and age 12 is included. Also included are answers to commonly asked questions, important facts, and a descriptive listing of diseases and their corresponding vaccines.
Through science and colorful illustration, this book not only aims to empower patients and their families but is also an enjoyable and educational gift for kids who are curious to learn more about the fascinating world of medicine.
This book was originally created with the support of Atrium Health.