Colorful graphics, engaging text, and fun, close-up photographs invite young readers to become familiar with their nervous system. In this book, readers will learn how their brain, spinal cord, and nerves work together to control their senses, movements, and basic body functions. Kid-oriented examples of the nervous system at work are given, such as reflexes and tasting foods. Simple diagrams highlight major parts of the nervous system. The structures of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and neurons are described as messages move back and forth through them. In addition, readers will learn about nutrition and safety to keep their nervous 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||4.4|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||142676|
|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.