Digestive System

Reinforced Library Binding
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Digestion starts the minute you put food or a drink in your mouth. And by the time the process ends, your body has taken every bit of nutrition possible from your food. Did you know that the average person produces enough saliva in one year to fill a bathtub? Or that the small intestine is the longest part of the digestive system? Learn all this and more in Digestive System.
Additional Details
Written By Jenny Mason
Themes Health, Human Body
Grades 3-5
Ages 8-10
Lexile Level 880L
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 9781339021027
Item Number 759124
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