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Medicine and Illness

Grace Jones (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121400

Cultural beliefs surrounding illness and societal beliefs about how we should offer health care are discussed in this fascinating addition to the Our Values series. Discussions about the treatment of common diseases, as well as topics of interest, such as how a cast is made, are compared and contrasted with the way health care is provided throughout the world.

Making Our Food Sustainable

Paul Mason (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121431

How can eating better ourselves improve life for everyone on the planet? This intriguing title combines images and infographics to help explain how choosing foods that don't have to be shipped long distances, don't add to world pollution, and are not in danger of running out helps to ensure the world's food supply. Close-up boxes and case studies illustrate relevant examples of topics such as soil protection, organic vs industrial farming, and overfishing.

Global Pandemic

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916525

Viruses and bacteria are everywhere! They can mutate and move easily from one person to the next. Vaccines and other forms of prevention help fight these vicious pests, but pandemics have hit the world and taken out millions! In this high-interest title, a world-ending global pandemic is explored, from how it could start to how we might fight the spread. Features follow the chain reaction of the societal breakdown and jump back in time to the bubonic plagues. Are we due for another pandemic? Find out how to fight when the next one comes!

The Circulatory System

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915597

Our bodies contain a super highway of blood vessels that carry nutrients, waste, and much more from our heads to our toes. This network is the circulatory system! Beginning with a deep breath in, this fact-filled title uses easy-to-follow text and diagrams to allow readers to dive inside the body’s circulatory system!

The Digestive System

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915603

After eating your favorite healthy snack, how does the body know where all the nutrients should go? The digestive system is a network of organs that works with other systems to feed the body the nutrients it needs to survive! Follow along as diagrams show the path food takes as it is broken down into usable parts. A close-up feature looks at the nutrient-absorbing cilia that line the small intestine. Pick up this title today to discover how our bodies get the energy to learn and grow!

The Muscular System

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915610

Muscles are found nearly everywhere in the body! The muscular system works closely with many other systems to keep the heart pumping, the joints moving, and the lungs filling with air. In this title, take a peek beneath the skin to discover the differences between different types of muscles and their jobs, and see what a muscle looks like under the magnifying glass! Diagrams, photo labels, and other features add clarity to the text in this low-level book.

The Nervous System

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915627

The nervous system works with all other systems in the body to make sure everything works smoothly! Without it, the brain would have no way to deliver instructions. Through vivid photos and diagrams, readers get an up-close look at the body’s different types of nerves. Leveled text provides descriptions to match the visuals to create a balanced and fun learning experience.

The Respiratory System

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915634

Did you know all the air you breathe in passes through a special filtration system? It is one of the many ways the respiratory system keeps your body running smoothly! In this title, leveled text explains how the respiratory system works both inside and outside the body while vibrant photos and diagrams keep young readers engaged.

The Skeletal System

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915641

The human body has 206 bones, and each has a special job to do! From giving the body shape to making blood cells, the skeletal system truly is the body’s foundation! Through labeled diagrams and carefully defined terms, readers can easily follow the skeletal system’s many roles.

Mealtime Masterpiece

Kerry Aradhya (author) Paige Billin-Frye (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387771

This poem describes the process of putting condiments on a hamburger bun to make a perfect meal.

Achoo

Nancy J. Klein (author) Jacqueline Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385661

A child describes in verse how it feels to have a cold.

"Bracing" for the Worst

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amanda Morley Miller (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038902

Arizona's friend Abby is worried about getting braces. But after Abby and Arizona survey other kids with braces, Abby feels much better.

Nuclear Explosion Hacks

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534149281

Could you survive in a world after a nuclear explosion? This book could save your life. With five survivalist hacks from everyday objects, you could start a new world of your own! Hacks are paired with a STEM connection that explains the science behind how the hack works. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these super engaging, high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Your Sensational Sense of Sight

Julia Vogel (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735241

Take a fun, mascot-guided field trip through the body parts involved in your sense of sight!

Michelle Obama: Health Advocate

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825512

Offers readers an inside look into the life of Michelle Obama and how she influenced the nation as First Lady. Learn all about how she encouraged children to be healthy and supported educational opportunities for females across the globe. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, an author introduction, and sources for further research.

Puedo tocar

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804355

Very simple, easy-to-read text pairs up with fun photographs to teach little readers that hands are for touching, as well as all the soft and fuzzyor roughthings they can touch! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Farmers

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513560

Grow our food, raise our cows and sheep, fill our tables with good things to eat! In this book, readers will meet the farmers who grow and raise the food that we need to live and thrive. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

The Skeletal System

Kay Manolis

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142475

Do you know how many bones are in your body? Get under your skin in this introduction to the skeletal system. Young readers will discover how bones fit together, how they move, and how they protect other parts of the body. Blastoff! Series

Bones

Christine Dugan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433394850

What helps you stand up strong? What keeps you from flopping like a noodle on the floor? What gives your body its shape and protects your heart and brain? It is your bones, of course! Read all about them in this colorful, engaging title.

I Can Move

Caroline Hutchinson (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607192947

You move your body and get exercise in many ways. See how people move their bodies!

The World of Genetics

Lynn Van Gorp (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391262

Readers will discover the way genetics makes people, animals, and plants look the way they do in this intriguing and stimulating book! DNA, recessive and dominant traits, chromosomes, alleles, and the steps of mitosis are just some of the captivating topics that are discussed. Featuring numerous vivid, colorful images, fascinating facts, supportive text, and an accessible glossary and index, readers will be delighted from beginning to end. A helpful and interesting lab activity encourages readers to explore genetics even further!

Floss Your Teeth!

Katie Marsico (author), Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140530

The My Healthy Habits series provides the earliest of readers a foundation in developing healthy habits. Floss Your Teeth explores the importance of flossing in a simple, engaging way that will help readers develop word recognition and reading skills. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Eat Healthy Foods!

Katie Marsico (author), Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140547

The My Healthy Habits series provides the earliest of readers a foundation in developing healthy habits. Eat Healthy Foods explores the importance of good nutrition in a simple, engaging way that will help readers develop word recognition and reading skills. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Get Your Exercise!

Katie Marsico (author), Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140554

The My Healthy Habits series provides the earliest of readers a foundation in developing healthy habits. Get Your Exercise explores the importance of being active in a simple, engaging way that will help readers develop word recognition and reading skills. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Sleep Well!

Katie Marsico (author), Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140561

The My Healthy Habits series provides the earliest of readers a foundation in developing healthy habits. Sleep Well explores the importance of a good night's sleep in a simple, engaging way that will help readers develop word recognition and reading skills. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.