The Respiratory System

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Through engaging text, readers learn about the human body's respiratory system. Topics include the nose, sinuses, windpipe, bronchial tree, throat, tonsils, larynx, and lungs. Readers learn that snot keeps the lining of the body's airways from drying out and that the diaphragm is the main respiratory muscle. A detailed diagram allows readers to follow a molecule of oxygen through the respiratory system. Kid-friendly text introduces respiratory problems, such as the common cold and influenza, and diseases, such as asthma and lung cancer. Also highlighted are ways to keep the respiratory system in good shape. Full-color photos, medical models, phonetics, glossary, and index enhance the text.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF051030, JNF013110
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Health, Science
Copyright 2007
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2006-01-09
Item No 7713-0
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 612.2
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 106384
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Kristin Petrie

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