Humorous text paired with comic illustrations, brings anatomy and science of the body to life for young readers in this exploration of the circulatory system. From the author and illustrator of THE QUEST TO DIGEST comes another playful way to learn about the body and its inner workings. Readers follow a red blood cell on its journey through the heart, lungs, veins, arteries, capillaries, and more, as they see how the body combats disease, performs gas exchanges, and fights plaque. This whimsical glimpse into the human body is fun and informative, perfect for the classroom or the home, and is sure to please the most curious of readers.
Author: Mary Corcoran Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing Published: 02/01/2010 Pages: 44 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.45lbs Size: 10.80h x 8.30w x 0.20d ISBN: 9781580892094 Audience: Ages 9-12
Accelerated Reader: Reading Level: 5.4 Point Value: 0.5 Interest Level: Middle Grade Quiz #/Name: 135906 / Circulatory Story
Review Citation(s): Booklist 01/01/2010 pg. 76 School Library Journal 04/01/2010 pg. 144 Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2010 - Marginal, Seriously Flawed
About the Author Mary Corcoran writes a science column for kids, which appears in The Redding Pilot. She is the author of THE QUEST TO DIGEST and THE CIRCULATORY STORY. Mary lives in Redding, Connecticut.