eBook Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465401431
  • ISBN-13: 9781465401434
  • DDC: 612
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

In the bestselling tradition of ANIMALS: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA comes the next installment in this series: HUMAN BODY: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA. This is the first substantial human body encyclopedia aimed at young children, and it entertains and excites, while putting all key information at the reader's fingertips. Employing a dynamic visual approach, HUMAN BODY: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA explains how the body works through pictures, making the subject matter accessible and intuitive to readers of all ages. The accompanying text is simple and lively and packed with amazing facts and surprising stories that appeal to curious minds.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Body Basics.
2: Finding Out.
3: Looking Inside.
4: Building Blocks.
5: Inside Cells.
6: Holding It Together.
7: Body Jigsaw.
8: Working Together.
9: All is Revealed.
10: Outer Barrier.
11: Hair and Nails.
12: Life on Us.
13: Bones and Muscles.
14: Supporting Skeleton.
15: Inside Bones.
16: Living Bones.
17: Moving Joints.
18: Hardheaded.
19: Bending Backbone.
20: Super Stretchy.
21: Muscle Machine.
22: Body Movers.
23: Inside Muscles.
24: Making Faces.
25: Reaching Out.
26: On the Move.
27: In Space.
28: Heart and Blood.
29: Around the Body.
30: In Your Hands.
31: Liquid Life.
32: Oxygen Carriers.
33: Super Network.
34: A Tight Squeeze.
35: Engine Room.
36: Working Pump.
37: Heartbeat.
38: Disease Defenses.
39: Germs and Disease.
40: Body Barriers.
41: White Blood Cells.
42: Germ Destroyer.
43: Filtering Germs.
44: Immune System.
45: Bird Flu Virus.
46: Allergies.
47: Fighting Disease.
48: Spare Parts.
49: Ancient Remedies.
50: Lungs and Breathing.
51: Airways.
52: In and Out.
53: Breathing Underwater.
54: Inside the Lungs.
55: Coughs and Sneezes.
56: Making Sounds.
57: Fueling the Body.
58: Food for Life.
59: Digestion.
60: What a Mouthful!.
61: In the Stomach.
62: Gut Reactions.
63: Bumpy Surface.
64: End of the Line.
65: Chemical Factory.
66: Balanced Diet.
67: Food Market.
68: Vitamins.
69: Waste Disposal.
70: Urinary System.
71: Testing the Water.
72: Waterworks.
73: Filling and Emptying.
74: Wonderful Water.
75: Life Cycle.
76: Starting Out.
77: Fertilization.
78: Pregnancy and Birth.
79: Life Story.
80: Code of Life.
81: Two by Two.
82: In the Genes.
83: The Human Genome.
84: In Control.
85: Control Network.
86: Sending Signals.
87: The Brain.
88: Brain Cells.
89: Gray Matter.
90: Sleep.
91: Spinal Cord.
92: Brain Scans.
93: On Autopilot.
94: Hormones.
95: Growth Hormone.
96: Super Senses.
97: In Touch.
98: Smell and Taste.
99: Sound Detectors.
100: Keeping Balance.
101: Balancing Act.
102: Eyes and Seeing.
103: Very Visual.
104: Visual Tricks.
105: Mind and Personality.
106: Left or Right?.
107: How Memory Works.
108: Are You a Genius?.
109: What’s Your Personality?.
110: The Feeling Mind.
111: Thrill-Seekers.
112: The Body Clock.
113: Teenage Brain.
114: Body Language.
115: Reference Section.
116: Test Your Personality.
117: Thinking Logically.
118: Thinking Creatively.
119: Medical Discoveries.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.