From the Series Amazing Body Systems
In this book, early fluent readers will explore the role of the digestive system in a healthy, functioning body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the amazing world inside themselves.
An infographic illustrates the location of the digestive system within the body, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the digestive system using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Digestive System also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
Digestive System is part of Jump!’s Amazing Body Systems series.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||Beginning Readers, STEM|
|Number of Pages||24|
Series Made Simple
Clear, straightforward introductions provide novice researchers with basic information about various body systems. Numerous diagrams and photos complement explanations provided in the text. For example, a diagram of tendons, muscles, and bones in the knee is juxtaposed with a close-up photo of a soccer player’s leg ready to kick the ball. Each volume includes a related activity, such as making a model of a ball-and-socket joint. Notes to parents and teachers in the front of each book provide guidance on helping readers identify nonfiction features. VERDICT Because of interconnections noted in the volumes, collections needing to update or supplement materials on body systems should consider purchasing the entire set.