Your Skeletal System

Your Skeletal System

by Caroline Arnold

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Overview

The skeletal system is made up of about two hundred and six bones. But what exactly is a bone? And how do bones help your body function? Explore the skeletal system in this engaging and informative book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580139649
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: Searchlight Books - How Does Your Body Work? Series
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 590L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Caroline Arnold has been writing for children since 1980 and is the author of more than 100 books, including 20 books published by Lerner. Her most recent title is Taj Mahal, the story behind the famous monument. In addition to writing, she does author presentations at schools and teaches part-time in the Writer's Program at UCLA Extension. Arnold lives in Los Angeles with her husband Art, a scientist, who has also been the photographer for some of her books.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Body's Support 4

Chapter 2 All About Bones 7

Chapter 3 Your Skeleton 14

Chapter 4 Connecting the Bones 28

Glossary 38

Learn More about the Skeletal System 39

Index 40

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