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ZigZag: The Bones You Own

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Why does a baby have about 350 bones, but his mom just over 200? Why are my bones hidden—not like a skeleton’s? And why does Mom say milk is good for my bones?
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 10th 2009 by National Geographic Children's Books
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Pamela ☼stop staring at the sun☼ Tee
"The Bones You Own" comes to us from National Geographic Kids. It's a bright, colorful book with page backgrounds in a rainbow of colors, and with all sorts of interesting images presented at interesting angles. Written at the 3rd Grade level (AR is a generic "3") the book gives early elementary school aged children an idea of the function of bones and the diversity of their shapes and sizes.

There are no chapters nor table of contents but here's some of what is covered:

What bones do (protect and
Appealing layout; short, informative text; excellent photography.
My first-grader received this book for Christmas and loves it. As with other books in this series, the reading level and information presented are both just perfect for him.
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