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Product Type: Books
Age: Early Elementary School Years
Categories: Science
Subcategories: Human Body and Reproduction

 


2014 Award
Does an Owl Wear Eyeglasses?
(By Harriet Ziefert/ illus Emily Bolam, Blue Apple $12.99 Score:)

With humor and straightforward answers to some silly questions, this little book will answer questions children have about why they may need eyeglasses. Of the several titles in this series, this one is the most informative.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2014 Award
Body Bones
(by Shelley Rotner and David A. White, Holiday House $16.99 Score:)

Using photos of people and animals, overlaid with images of bones, Body Bones manages to give young readers a lot of clear and interesting information about what holds them up. Without overwhelming them with more than they want to know, the book covers basic facts about the bones of humans from infancy to teens and then moves on to explain the differences in the skeletal structure of other living creatures from mammals to amphibians, to birds and even insects. 5-9

Age: Early School Years, Later School Years. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2000 Awards
How Are Babies Made?
(by Alastair Smith/illus. by Maria Wheatley, Usborne $7.95 Score:) A simple, clear text and illustrations on flap pages give children an intro to the facts of life. 5 and up.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2000.

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2000 Awards
Magic School Bus Explores the Senses
(by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, Scholastic $15.95 Score:) Fasten your seat belt for a sense-sational journey that will fascinate kids. Fans of the series will be delighted with this latest adventure. 6 and up.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2000.

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1994 Awards
How You Were Born
( by Joanna Cole/photos by Margaret Miller, William Morrow $14.95 Score:) In clear, straightforward prose, Cole explains how babies are born. Photos include several babies in the uterus and being born. In addition to the text for children there is an excellent section for adults on dealing with children's questions and concerns. Also recommended: My Puppy is Born.4-8

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1994.

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2003 Award
Hello Benny!
(by Robie H. Harris/illus. by Michael Emberley, Simon & Schuster $16.95 Score:) The lively illustrations and narrative tell the story of how it feels to be a baby. Each big idea is further explained with scientific explanations that are easy to understand. For example, Benny is shown smiling at himself in a mirror and enjoying playing peek-a-boo with grandma. But stranger anxiety is explained in 50-cent words instead of the $5 variety. 48.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2004 Award
What the Elephant Told
(by Barbara Brenner/illus. by Akemi Gutierrez, $15.95 Score:) A young boy and an elephant meet and begin comparing notes on how they were born. Its sex education in a storybook format, comparing how these two are alike, yet different. A big concept for 37s.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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