Your nervous system (Searchlight Books: How Does Your Body Work?) (#0802SA5)

by Riley, Joelle

1 review or award | 2 full-text reviews

Hardcover (library binding) Lerner Publications, 2013
Price: USD 23.04
Description: 40 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 24 cm.
Dewey: 612.8; Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.5
AR 4.5 MG .5 150993EN; RC 4.4 3; LEX 570L; GR R; F&P R


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Discover the workings of the human body with this core curricular series. Each volume explains how a system functions and interacts with the rest of the body. This series meets national science standards for fourth-graded study of human body systems.

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Includes bibliographical references (page 39) and index.;The central system -- Nerves -- The spinal cord -- The brain -- Working together. Explains how the nervous system of the human body controls all the other systems, and covers nerves, the spinal cord, the brain, and how it all works together.

From the Publisher

The nervous system is made up of the brain, the nerves, and the spinal cord. But what does the nervous system do? And how do its parts work together to help your body function? Explore the nervous system in this engaging and informative book.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Lerner Publications
  • Publication Date: August 1, 2012
  • Format: Hardcover (library binding)
  • Series: Searchlight books. How does your body work?
  • Dewey: 612.8
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 40 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 24 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 0-7613-7450-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-7450-3
  • LCCN: 2011-044176
  • Follett Number: 0802SA5
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 4.5
  • ATOS Book Level: 4.5
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: .5
  • AR Quiz: 150993EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 4.4
  • Reading Counts Points: 3
  • Lexile: 570L
  • Guided Reading Level: R
  • Fountas & Pinnell: R

Reviews & Awards
  • Library Media Connection, 01/01/13

Full-Text Reviews
Horn Book Guide (Fall 2013)
Simple chapters introduce the basics of these five human body systems: their structure, function, and how the various components interact. A few sentences on each page accompany largely generic, full-color photographs, photo-micrographs, and labeled diagrams. Text boxes are included on each spread but are mostly redundant. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind. [Review covers these How Does Your Body Work? titles: Your Circulatory System, Your Muscular System, Your Nervous System, Your Skeletal System, and Your Respiratory System.]

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