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Title:
Why don't haircuts hurt? : questions and answers about your body
Author:
Berger, Melvin.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Scholastic, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 20 X 26 cm.
Summary:
Provides answers to a variety of questions about the human body including "Why do you blush?", "Why do you need two ears?", "How strong is hair?", and "What are goosebumps?"
Language:
English
Reading Level:
630 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.5 1.0 52171.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.2 2 Quiz: 16546 Guided reading level: P.
ISBN:
9780590130868

9780590130790
Format :
Book

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Provides answers to a variety of questions about the human body including "Why do you blush?", "Why do you need two ears?", "How strong is hair?", and "What are goosebumps?"


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The answers to questions like What makes blood red? and How much food do you ear each year? help children understand how the human body works.


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Library Journal Review

Gr 2-4-These series entries will answer many of the questions children have about the subjects covered. Dinosaurs has general information about when and how dinosaurs lived and offers theories about why they became extinct. In three chapters, Whales discusses "The Life of a Whale," "Toothed Whales," and "Baleen Whales." Flies tells about insects, their life cycles, and interesting facts and trivia about common species. Haircuts answers questions about the human body, including "Your Hair and Skin," "Your Bodyworks," and "Your Senses." The student-friendly question-and-answer format is appealing, with simple and concise one or two paragraph answers and attractive, colorful illustrations. Basic up-to-date information presented in a chatty, readable style.-Eunice Weech, M. L. King Elementary School, Urbana, IL (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Library Journal Review

Gr 2-4-These series entries will answer many of the questions children have about the subjects covered. Dinosaurs has general information about when and how dinosaurs lived and offers theories about why they became extinct. In three chapters, Whales discusses "The Life of a Whale," "Toothed Whales," and "Baleen Whales." Flies tells about insects, their life cycles, and interesting facts and trivia about common species. Haircuts answers questions about the human body, including "Your Hair and Skin," "Your Bodyworks," and "Your Senses." The student-friendly question-and-answer format is appealing, with simple and concise one or two paragraph answers and attractive, colorful illustrations. Basic up-to-date information presented in a chatty, readable style.-Eunice Weech, M. L. King Elementary School, Urbana, IL (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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