How Your Body Works: Fighting Illness and Injury: The Immune System, 1st Edition

  • Thomas Canavan
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  • ISBN-10: 1499412355
  • ISBN-13: 9781499412352
  • DDC: 616.079
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This book describes the processes of the immune system through examples easily related to readers' own bodies. Full-color diagrams and photographs aid understanding as fascinating sidebars and frequently asked questions discuss some of the coolest details of this system, such as fighting infection and how broken bones heal.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Defensive Action.
2: Germ Warfare.
3: Rapid Response.
4: Fighting Back.
5: Lymphatic System.
6: Temperature Control.
7: Super Organs.
8: Teamwork.
9: Injury Time.
10: Outside Help.
11: Did You Know?.
12: Frequently Asked Questions.
13: Systems of the Body.
Glossary.
Further Reading.
Index.