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  • Age Range: 5 and up
  • Grade Level: Kindergarten and up
  • Series: Rookie Read-About Health
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Childrens Pr (March 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0516278533
  • ISBN-13: 978-0516278537
  • Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 7 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #108,954 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A great book for first and second graders.
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There are some good vocabulary words and they are in bold letters.
Clarise Lyon
The graphics are great and it is simple to read and understand.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By K. Roman VINE VOICE on May 18, 2004
Format: Library Binding
Simple discussion of the brain, its parts, and its functions. Explains neurons and the spinal cord, too. For example, "Your brain may have as many as 100 billion (BIL-yuhn) neurons (NOO-rahnz) to do its work." Illustrations are functional, but the photos are good. Ends with a nice "words you know" review of vocabularyand an index. Karen Woodworth-Roman, Children's Science Book Review
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Melissa Bunner on March 21, 2006
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This book is a great introduction to the brain. I read it to my child's first grade class and they loved it. It is perfect for kindergarten!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By E. Bush Winberg on March 3, 2008
Format: Paperback
I bought this for my 4 yr old. The book is age appropriate for the designated age range. It gives kids' a beginning of understanding of the brain and body without going over their heads.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Edward J. Hart on December 1, 2009
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I gave a short talk to my grandaughter's 1st grade class about the brain. I'm a pediatric neurologist, so I interspersed a few magic tricks, showed them a 3 dimensional model and as a bonus, gave each of the youngsters a copy of this booklet. It's appropriate for early grade-school kids, covers the basics and is colorful, with photos of kids, diagrams, etc. The only criticism came from my grandaughter who found the picture of an actual brain being held by two gloved hands "scary". Other kids liked the book, parents gave positive feedback, etc. about it.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By KHICKS on April 6, 2012
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This book has good illustrations and is perfectly suited for primary aged children learning about the human body. I ordered this for my classroom, we were studying the human brain. All of the Rookie Readers I have purchased are geared for K-2 and have been helpful.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By D. Dahl on March 10, 2012
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I used this book as part of the Brain Awareness Week activities for my 2nd grade class. I loved the way the information is presented in a clear and logical fashion.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Janet R. Nelsen on February 10, 2010
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Excellent starter on human physiology for a bright 1st grader. Even the pre-schooler was captivated by the images. A sound investment.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By 5chicks on February 23, 2013
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A great book for first and second graders. Easy to understand. Kids loved reading this book.
Pictures are great for young children
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