Stickmen's Guide to Your Beating Heart

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to Your Awesome Body

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Ba-boom, ba-boom, ba-boom . . . your incredible heart beats more than once every second, no matter what you’re doing. And your lungs pull in up to 145 gallons of oxygen each day. So how are your heart and lungs connected, and what do they do? Join the Stickmen as they explore your body to find out how your heart pumps blood, how oxygen travels through your body, and how your body fights off germs. You’ll discover why you need two trillion red blood cells, how exercise affects the body, and what exactly is inside your lungs. Colorful diagrams and fascinating text show how your circulatory system works to keep you fit, warm, and alive!

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978-1-51243-215-2
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978-1-51245-014-9
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 8.6
BISACS JNF051030, JNF051050
Dewey 612.1/7
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1010
Guided Reading Level Y
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Index, and Timeline

Illustrator: Venitia Dean

Venitia Dean is a freelance illustrator who grew up in Brighton, UK. She has always loved drawing, ever since she could hold a pencil! As a teenager, she discovered a passion for figurative illustration, and then when she turned nineteen she was given a digital drawing tablet for her birthday and started transferring her work to the computer. She hasn't looked back since! As well as illustration, Venitia loves reading graphic novels and walking her dog, Peanut.

Author: John Farndon

John Farndon is Royal Literary Fellow at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK, and the author of a huge number of books for adults and children on science, technology, and nature.