This dynamic series invites readers to learn about six major body systems. Readers will discover how their body parts work together to play sports, read books, and taste their favorite foods. Engaging text pairs with easy-to-understand diagrams to explain each system's main components. System workings are described in a simple, step-by-step manner, and health topics including nutrition and fitness are highlighted. A bold, colorful design complements fun, kid-oriented photos and close-up medical photos for a striking variety throughout each book. Body Systems will leave readers with a deeper understanding of their own inner workings! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, diagrams, health tips, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|BISACS||JNF051030, JNF013110, JNF024000|
|Subject||Health, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 8.75|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Body Systems – Library Media Connection
Because of the wonderful organization and presentation of information in these books, they are recommended for all public, juvenile, and school library collections. Recommended.
Body Systems - Horn Book Guide
Double-page spreads describe the workings of the title body systems, usually with simple text on left-hand pages and large, colorful photographs or diagrams on the right. Ample white space, engaging images, and “Word of Mouth” sidebars are reader-friendly.
Body Systems – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Succinct and to the point, these titles introduce the system, its location and operation; transition with a “Brain Food” spread with additional facts; present some related health issues; and conclude with “Healthy Body Files” that offer suggestions to keep the system working optimally. Illustrated “Word of Mouth” and “How It Sounds” sidebars add facts and pronunciation guides, respectively.