An amazing exploration of the human body from the inside out, this book invites the reader to work as the doctor’s trusty assistant. The human anatomy is revealed step-by-step in the setting of an imaginary laboratory. The graphics include X-rays, colored photos, and drawings. The text is not only accurate but also reflects a good sense of humor that will especially appeal to students in the middle grades.
This NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for 2009 is ideal for a classroom station. Its huge pages are hardened for repeated use—and this book will certainly get it. Students of any age will find the huge, labeled photos and diagrams addictive. It will lure students to want to investigate more.