April 7th is World Health Day – Human Body Resources

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World Health Day is set aside every year on April 7th, by the World Health Organization, to promote health around the world. In the Learning Commons we thought that it would be a great day to highlight our Health and Human Body Resources in our Overdrive library. Stay Healthy!!

My Scrapbook of the Human Body

My Scrapbook of the Human Body by QA International

The wise Professor Genius opens up the pages of his personal Scrapbook of the Human Body for us.

Everything Kids Human Body Book

The Everything Kids Human Body Book by Sheri Amsel

Why you need air and how breathing works With more than 30 different puzzles and games about the human body, plus information on how to take care of your own body with good nutrition, exercise, and more, The Everything Kids’ Human Body Book is the ultimate way to learn how the body works—inside and out!

The Human Body

The Human Body by Evan Moor Educational Publishers

The Human Body presents information and investigations on these nine concepts: Cells are the fundamental unit of life Specialized cells protect the body from harmful substances Food follows a path as it is digested Good nutrition provides energy for cell growth and repair The heart and lungs work together Muscles and bones provide movement and support The nervous system relays messages to and from the brain Parents pass traits to future generations Body systems interact.

Fascinating Facts Human Bodies

Fascinating Human Bodies by Katharine Kenah

A human being loses an average of 70–100 strands of hair a day. A sneeze travels at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. Fascinating! Human Bodies delves inside the human body and introduces these extraordinary facts and more! —Spectrum(R) Readers are the perfect Common Core aligned tool to support the development of nonfiction reading skills crucial to a young reader’s success. Each leveled reader features high-interest informational content, exciting full-color photo illustrations and Common Core aligned comprehension practice focused on the development of critical thinking skills. This multilevel series is the perfect addition to any library at school or home.

Your Circulatory System

Your Circulatory System by Conrad J. Storad

The circulatory system is made up of the heart, the blood, and strong tubes called blood vessels. But what does the circulatory system do? And how do its parts work together to keep your body healthy? Explore the circulatory system in this engaging and informative book.

Lintball Leo's not so stupid Questions about the Human Body

Lintball Leo’s not-so Stupid Questions about your Body by Dr. Walt Larimore

‘Everything a boy should know, but won’t ask!’ Finally, everything you wanted to know about your body, but you’ve just been too chicken to ask. Lintball Leo’s Not–So-Stupid Questions About Your Body is the first book for boys that gives honest answers to real questions about your body from a biblical perspective. No, you’re not falling apart—you’re just growing up! But there’s no need to fear, when Lintball Leo is near. He’s your personal guide to understanding your body. With information about everything from steroid use to body parts, there’s not a question Lintball Leo hasn’t heard. These aren’t questions some adult made up, but they’re real questions asked by real boys just like you. You want to know the truth? Now you can, because Lintball Leo’s Not–So-Stupid Questions About Your Body gives you the facts—no holds barred! Through imaginative and innovative products, Zonderkidz is feeding young souls.

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