Bones: Our Skeletal System

Bones: Our Skeletal System

by Seymour Simon


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Award winning author Seymour Simon continues his fantastic journey through the human body with this stunning new addition. In Bones, youngsters will discover the amazing facts about the two hundred and six bones that make up their skeletons, ranging from the smallest, most intricate bones in their feet and hands to the largest, strongest bones in their legs. Blending spectacular full-color photographs and clear, concise text, BONES offers an intriguing look at human body.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688177218
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/08/2000
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 308,098
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Lexile: 1000L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!

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Bones: Our Skeletal System 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
lakertraw on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent reference book to use when teaching a life science lesson on the skeletal system. It contains a diagram of the major bones of the body along with various explanations and functions.
rastaboy More than 1 year ago
This book was very lovely i would recommend this to anyone who wants to be a doctor or denest. I learned alot of new things asbout the bones in your body. what i realy was insteresting in finding out was if your teeth were a bone. I know it sound crazy . No your teeth is not a bone. this book is realy GREAT !!! ...