Colorful graphics, engaging text, and fun, close-up photographs invite young readers to become familiar with their nervous system. In this book, readers will learn how their brain, spinal cord, and nerves work together to control their senses, movements, and basic body functions. Kid-oriented examples of the nervous system at work are given, such as reflexes and tasting foods. Simple diagrams highlight major parts of the nervous system. The structures of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and neurons are described as messages move back and forth through them. In addition, readers will learn about nutrition and safety to keep their nervous system healthy. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, diagrams, health tips, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.