Dax's Dependable Digestive System
From the Series Let's Look at Body Systems!
In this title, early fluent readers meet Dax, a boy who likes to cook, as he learns about his digestive system. Read along as Dax and his dad discuss how our bodies digest food, how our bodies turn food into nutrients, how nutrients are distributed throughout our bodies, and how our bodies produce waste. Vibrant illustrations and carefully leveled text engage young readers in a supportive educational fiction reading experience.
Children can learn more about the digestive system using Fact Surfer, our safe online search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. This book also features diagrams, a review section, tools for teachers and caregivers, a glossary, an index, and a table of contents.
Grasshopper Books offers simple, fun fiction for emerging readers. Dax’s Dependable Digestive System is part of Jump!’s Let’s Look at Body Systems! series.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Number of Pages||24|
SLJ Review of Let's Look at Body Systems
Take a look under human skin and explore the fun world of anatomy and physiology with this early chapter series about how systems work in the body. The step-by-step processes take readers through each part of the body and talk about the interconnected aspect of how systems work.
The explanation of the immune system in particular stands out, as it dives deep into something relevant for readers right now with easy-to-understand, illustrated explanations.
VERDICT: Filled with simple anatomical models and colorful illustrations throughout, this series is a must-have for elementary-aged budding biology readers.