Biology

Bones: An Inside Look at the Animal Kingdom

Written by Jules Howard, Illustrated by Chervelle Fryer The human skeleton is amazing, but have you ever wondered about why skeletons are different for every living creature? Bones: An Inside Look at the Animal Kingdom briefly covers different aspects of a skeleton. This includes jaws, digging, grasping, holding weight, jumping, gliding, running, and swimming. Each …

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Power Up

Your Incredible, Spectacular, Supercharged Body Written by Seth Fishman, Illustrated by Isabel Greenberg This engaging book helps readers appreciate the wonders of our “incredible, spectacular, supercharged body!” It helps us understand how energy from the sun powers our bodies. The illustrator, Isabel Greenberg, does an excellent job of showing how much energy different activities require …

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Gut Bugs, Dust Mites, and Other Microorganisms You Can’t Live Without (Nasty But Useful Science)

I liked this book and I know that students will love it. It covers everything that makes boys and girls go eew! or giggle: vomit, poop, bugs, and bad smells from our bodies. It’s an entertaining way of teaching kids about the science of our bodies. Review by Christie Haslam, Hillsdale Elem. School Media Center …

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