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Number of Pages: 30
Publication Date: 2006
|Dimensions: 9.44 X 9.20 X 0.17 (inches)|
Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he investigates one of the body’s most important organs: the heart
Acclaimed science writer Seymour Simon brings you this indispensable guide that takes you through the heart, from atrium to capillary and back again.
By the time you finish reading these words, your heart may have beaten up to 50 times. As you walk, eat, and sleep, your heart continually pumps trillions of blood cells through thousands of miles of blood vessels inside your body. You may not be able to see your own heart, but all you have to do is look inside this book to see how this amazing organ works.
With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about our hearts and how they work in this informative picture book.
Perfect for young scientists’ school reports, this book supports the Common Core State Standards.
Check out these other Seymour Simon books about the body:
- The Brain
- Eyes and Ears
Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!