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The Best Nonfiction For Beginning And Reluctant Readers

Fall 2019

The Circulatory System

From the Series Your Body Systems

Our bodies contain a super highway of blood vessels that carry nutrients, waste, and much more from our heads to our toes. This network is the circulatory system! Beginning with a deep breath in, this fact-filled title uses easy-to-follow text and diagrams to allow readers to dive inside the bodyХs circulatory system!

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Category Beginning Readers, Leveled Readers
Subject Blastoff! Readers Level 3, Science and Math
Copyright 2020
Publisher Bellwether Media
Imprint Blastoff! Readers
Blastoff! Readers Level 3
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2019-08-01
BISACS JNF051030, JNF013110
Dewey 612.1
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 560
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 502246
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Sources for further research, and Table of contents

Reviews

The Circulatory System

With a tight focus on the heart, blood, and blood vessels, this level-3 reader helps “early fluent” readers understand these essential elements of the human body. Pettiford concisely identifies the circulatory system, explains how it works, and discusses why it is important. The book is heavy on specialized vocabulary, which is bolded in the text and defined in a glossary. A mix of photos and simple, bright diagrams appear on nearly every page and directly support the text. An activity about counting your pulse before and after exercise ties in nicely with the book’s concepts. Overall, the clarity and focus of this book (part of the Your Body Systems series, 6 titles) make it an appealing and helpful source of basic information about the human circulatory system.