Mia's Mighty Muscular System
From the Series Let's Look at Body Systems!
In this title, early fluent readers meet Mia, a girl who loves to play basketball, as she learns about her muscular system. Read along as Mia and her mom discuss how our muscles work together to help us move our bodies, the three different kinds of muscles and their functions, and how they repair and strengthen themselves. Vibrant illustrations and carefully leveled text engage young readers in a supportive educational fiction reading experience.
Children can learn more about the muscular system using Fact Surfer, our safe online search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. This book also features diagrams, a review section, tools for teachers and caregivers, a glossary, an index, and a table of contents.
Grasshopper Books offers simple, fun fiction for emerging readers. Mia's Mighty Muscular System is part of Jump!'s Let's Look at Body Systems! series.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Subject||Science and Math|
|Number of Pages||24|
SLJ Review of Let's Look at Body Systems!
Take a look under human skin and explore the fun world of anatomy and physiology with this early chapter series about how systems work in the body. The step-by-step processes take readers through each part of the body and talk about the interconnected aspect of how systems work. The explanation of the immune system in particular stands out, as it dives deep into something relevant for readers right now with easy-to-understand, illustrated explanations.
VERDICT: Filled with simple anatomical models and colorful illustrations throughout, this series is a must-have for elementary-aged budding biology readers.