Colorful graphics, engaging text, and fun, close-up photographs invite young readers to become familiar with their skeletal system. In this book, readers will learn how bones work with ligaments, tendons, and muscles to support, move, and shape the body. Simple diagrams highlight major parts of the skeletal system, including the skull, spine, and ribs. Types of bone joints are introduced, as well as the structure of bones. In addition, readers will learn about nutrition, exercise, and safety to keep their skeletal 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.