The Body’s Business

The Body's Business

Bibliographic Information: Weber, R. (2004). The Body’s Business. USA: Compass Point Books.

Brief Annotation: This book introduces how the body converts food into energy.  It also introduces different parts of the body and how they work together.

Genre: Nonfiction

Grade Level: K-3

Readers who will like this: Children who like to learn about their bodies.  Children who like nonfiction.

Rating/Response: 4 This book has great pictures to add to the text.  The explanations are easy to follow.  The colors make it easy and interesting to read.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Have you ever wondered how your body works.

Reading Strategy: Science

Rationale for Strategy: This book is a great introduction to how the body works.  It also has a table of contents so it is a great opportunity to introduce students to how to you a table of contents.

Posted by: Emily Busch


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