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Title:
Skeleton
Author:
Parker, Steve.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2000.
Physical Description:
63 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the evolution, structure, and function of the human and animal skeletal systems.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.9 1.0 17245.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780789458353

9780789458346

0789465523 21
Format :
Book

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Summary

Full-color photos. "An arresting introduction to skeletons. Each spread has an introductory paragraph plus captioned drawings and spectacular photos. Topics include exoskeletons, fish, birds, mammals, arms, skulls, and teeth. The look at the human skeleton also gives discussions of skull, spine, ribs, arms, and legs, plus front and rear views. A wealth of information, beautifully presented."-- Kirkus.  


Table of Contents

The human skeletonp. 6
From bone to stonep. 12
Mammalsp. 14
Birdsp. 18
Fish, reptiles, and amphibiansp. 20
Skeletons on the outsidep. 22
Marine exoskeletonsp. 24
The human skull and teethp. 26
How the skull is builtp. 28
Animal skullsp. 30
Animal sensesp. 32
Jaws and feedingp. 34
Animal teethp. 36
The human spinep. 38
Animal backbonesp. 40
The rib cagep. 42
Human hip bonesp. 44
Animal hip bonesp. 46
The human arm and handp. 48
Arms, wings, and flippersp. 50
Animal shoulder bladesp. 52
The human leg and footp. 54
Animal legsp. 56
The largest and smallest bonesp. 58
Structure and repair of bonesp. 60
Glossary of bone namesp. 62
Indexp. 64

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