Human Body by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Human Body by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld (Canada) - (US)
Scholastic Science Readers, Level 1
Finished: Jul. 6, 2011
First Published: 2000
Genre: children, easy reader, non-fiction, anatomy
Your body has many parts.
Acquired: Purchased a used copy at a garage sale.
Reason for Reading: Ds read aloud to me as his reader.
A basic introduction to the human body and anatomy, filled with fun facts and photographs. Even though labeled a Level 1, it is a little harder than most readers at this level with its use of specialized vocabulary. However when extra tricky words appear they are followed by phonetic pronunciation, ex. "oxygen (ok-suh-juhn)". The photographs contain a wide variety of racial groups, both male and female, and are eye-catching. A nice little book for its purposes. The 2000 edition I read is out of print and a reprint (with new cover) was published in 2010. I cannot vouch that it is still the same.