Colorful graphics, engaging text, and fun, close-up photographs invite young readers to become familiar with their muscular system. In this book, readers will learn about the three types of muscle - skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, and cardiac muscle - and how they work to support and move their body. Simple diagrams highlight major parts of the muscular system. Also described are the structure of muscles and how they work with other systems, such as the nervous and skeletal systems, to move the body. In addition, readers will learn about nutrition, exercise, and safety to keep their muscular system healthy. 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.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Subject||Health, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 8.75|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.0|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||142674|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|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.