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Skeletons Resources

Fish skeletonWhat is a Vertebrate?

By Bobbie Kalman
Crabtree Publishing 2007

Ages: 6-10
ISBN: 0778732975

Lots of wonderful illustrations about vertebrates makes this an excellent book for sharing with your class or your child. This book discusses vertebrates and lets you see inside their bodies to find out the bones behind their form.

Foot bonesThe Skeleton Inside You (Let's-Read-and- Find-Out Science 2)

By Philip Balestrino
Collins 1989

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 0064450872

Learn all about your skeleton and how it moves. This book covers, ligaments, joints, cartilage and more.


Skeleton (DK Eyewitness Books)

By Steve Parker
DK Children 2004

Ages: 9-12
ISBN: 9780756607272

DK Eyewitness books are always a favorite. Filled with extraordinary pictures and facts to amaze and delight, Skeleton will bring you into the world of vertebrates and how they are alike and how they differ. From the toes of a horse to the growth of our teeth; there is something wonderful on every page.

The Bones Book and Skeleton

By Stephen Cumbaa
Workman Publishing 2006

Ages: 9-12
ISBN: 0761142185

This is a hands-on book to share together with someone. It covers the bones, how they work, how they grow, and experiments that you can do to learn more.


Bones: Our Skeletal System

By Seymour Simon
Harper Collins 2000

Ages 6-10
ISBN: 0688177212

Learn all about the 206 bones of the human body. From how they grow and how they protect our organs to how exercise affects them. Great color photographs that include X-Rays.

Muscles: Our Muscular System

By Seymour Simon
Harper Collins 2000

Ages 6-10
ISBN: 0688177204

Also from Seymour Simon; how our nearly 700 muscles work. A great companion book to Bones.

Human skeletonBones (Step Into Reading, Step 2)

By Stephen Krensky
Random House Books for Young Readers 1999

Ages 4-10
ISBN: 9780679890362

For the beginning reader. A look at the skeleton inside our bodies and how it works with our muscles to help us do our everyday activities.

Watch Me Grow: Fun Ways to Learn About Cells, Bones, Muscles, and Joints

By Michelle O'Brien-Palmer
Chicago Review Press 1999

Ages: 4-10
ISBN: 155652367X

Experiments, games and activities to help you learn about your musculoskeletal system. A special section of the book for tracking their own growth over time is included.

My Bodyworks: Songs about Your Bones, Muscles, Heart and More!

By Jane Shoenberg, Steven Shoenberg, and Cynthia Fisher
Crocodile Books 2005

Ages: 4-10
ISBN: 1566565839

This book includes a CD of music to read and sing along as you learn all about the parts of your body.

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