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Body Waste: Books


The Digestive and Excretory Systems

ISBN: 0766020223
Ages: 9-12

Explore your digestive system through the use of things you have right in your own kitchen. Hands-on experiments help parents and their children learn all about body waste.

Lung Faces

Excretory System

ISBN: 080502834X
Ages: 9-12

One of a series of books on the human body. Follow the journey of food from food and nutrition to how waste is formed. Take a look at animals and their waste. Then explore all forms of body waste including skin, lungs, urine, and the digestive system.

Gee Whiz! It's all About Pee

ISBN: 067006064X
Ages: 9-12

Another in the series about body waste. This book covers the discussion of urine in a humorous way that will keep students' attention.


The Truth about Poop

ISBN: 0670036749
Ages: 9-12

A cartoon-laden look at excrement, this book covers everything from the invention of toilet paper to how we use excrement to fertilize farms.


The Gas We Pass: The Story of Farts

ISBN: 1929132158
Ages: 4-8

Learn how gas is formed and see the passage of food through the digestive system. Find out why we and other creatures have flatulence and burping.

Nose Guy

Blood and Goo and Boogers Too: A Heart-pounding Pop-up Guide to the Circulatory & Respiratory Systems

ISBN: 0803733259
Ages: 4-8

A fun pop-up book to learn about all forms of body waste including boogers, breath, blood, germs, and snot. As many pop-up books offer, this one also contains levers and pull tabs to allow exploration.


Chewy, Gooey, Rumble, Plop

ISBN: 0803732260
Ages: 4-8

Follow the journey of food as it travels through the digestive system, from eating and taste buds to what comes out at the other end. Pop-ups with pull tabs add another dimension to this already amazingly fun book.

Why Is Snot Green?

ISBN: 1596435003
Ages: 9-12

Kids of all ages will enjoy finding out the answers to questions they wished they had asked themselves. Questions cover a whole range of science topics, from bodily functions to the color of the sky.

Pale Lungs

How Do Your Lungs Work?

ISBN: 0516278568
Ages: 4-8

This Rookie Read-About Health book, another volume of the popular health series, explores the respiratory system and the process of breathing. Thorough and detailed with lots of photographs and graphics to help follow the instruction.

Where Does Your Food Go?

ISBN: 0516278541
Ages: 4-8

This introduction to the digestive system is another installment of the Rookie Read-About Health series. Find out what happens to your food after you eat it. This book discusses the entire path of food from teeth and saliva to the small and large intestine.


I Wonder Why I Blink: And Other Questions About My Body

ISBN: 0753456109
Ages: 4-8

Another in a series of science books for beginning readers and early scientists. A perfect way to introduce the body and bodily functions. Find out about hiccups, sneezing and other mysteries of the human body.

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