Muscular System

Reinforced Library Binding
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Our muscular system covers our bodies from head to toe. It helps keep us upright and gives us the power to stand, sit, run, smile, and more. Did you know that your muscles make up one-third of your body weight? Or that your tongue is made up of eight separate muscles? Learn all this and more in Muscular System.
Additional Details
Written By Natasha Vizcarra
Themes Health, Human Body
Grades 3-5
Ages 8-10
Lexile Level 890L
Guided Reading Level T
Key Features
  • Lively text, rich in detail and accessible by middle grade readers, provides anatomical and biological information in a fun and informative way
  • Compelling artworks and diagrams in each book illustrate the essential bodily functions
  • Sidebars delve deeper in to fascinating phenomena—like sneezing, dreaming, and reflexes—associated with each system
  • The Big Truth shows how different systems work together in our bodies
  • A pictorial timeline highlights important moments in the history of the topic covered
  • Table of contents, captions, glossary, index and further reading expose readers to classic library nonfiction text features.
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements-one true and one false-which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • The Doctor Is In! introduces some of the medical professionals who care for each of our systems and some of the tools they use
  • Healthy Habits for Life provides simple actionable advice on how to keep our amazing body systems in tip top shape
Copyright 2024
Trim Size 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages 48

More Information
ISBN 9781339020990
Item Number 759121
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