Crust & Spray
Gross Stuff in Your Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
From the Series Gross Body Science
From snot and phlegm to earwax and eye gunk, there’s some pretty gross stuff in that body of yours! But why do you have all that sticky slime inside you? And why does it build up sometimes and make you feel so rotten? Learn all about the nasty stuff in your eyes, ears, nose, and throat – and find out how it can actually help you by flushing germs out of your body and keeping you in good health. With close-up pictures and lots of disgusting facts, this book tells all about the gross science behind your body’s functions.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.7|
|Guided Reading Level||U|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.8|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||130720|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
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Author: C. S. Larsen
C. S. Larsen was born February 2, 1966, in Plymouth, Minnesota. His family eventually moved to Farmington where he graduated from high school in 1984. After receiving a double major in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering at Mankato State University, he settled down in Rochester where he currently lives with his wife Nancy and two boys, Zach and Alex.In the late 1990s, C. S. Larsen published several technical books and articles for IBM. Starting in the mid 2000s, he began publishing children's and young adult short stories and novels, with some winning various awards.
Illustrator: Michael Slack
Michael Slack is an illustrator, artist, and primate enthusiast. His illustrations have been featured in books, magazines, posters, games, and many different size screens. He has perfected the "simian stance", and has been witnessed making monkey faces in the mirror. He hopes to some day shake hands with a chimp. Titles he has illustrated include: My Life as a Chicken by Ellen A. Kelley, Flim Flam Fairies by Alan Katz, Knuckle Heads by Joan Holub. His authored and illustrated titles are Ick the Game and the up coming Monkey Truck. Michael lives in Lafayette, California.
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Gross Body Science
Take readers on a guided tour of the human body’s grossest functions. Lighthearted text and irreverent illustrations pull readers in, while key science information about body systems and functions are revealed through clear explanations and fascinating photographs offering a… View available downloads →