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Fun Bone Facts

  • Bony Babies: A person has more than 300 bones at birth and only 206 bones as an adult. Over time, small bones fuse together. 
  • First Aid: When broken or fractured a bone can actually repair itself. Casts help bones grow in the right direction.
  • Boning Up: Over a period of about seven years, each bone in our body is slowly replaced until it is a new bone.
  • Head Case: The bones in the skull fit together like a jigsaw puzzle. Sutured joints help to form a hard case that protects the brain and other sensory organs.
  • Busy Bones: Every second, our bone marrow produces two million red blood cells.

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    My Hands

    My Hands

    by Lloyd G. Douglas

    This exciting series of emergent-reader nonfiction is thoroughly reviewed and approved by a distinguished reading advisory board. Full-color photographs, predictable text patterns, and concepts of high interest make this series ideal for young readers.

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    Knowledge Quest! Read-Aloud Collection: Staying Healthy

    Knowledge Quest! Read-Aloud Collection: Staying Healthy

    These books teach children that caring for one's body, respecting it, and knowing how it works are fundamental to living a healthy life.

    Help children succeed in school and in life by reading aloud for 20 minutes a day using these content-rich collections.

    Read the books in sequence to build vocabulary and knowledge around a topic. Each daily read-aloud provides one piece of the puzzle to help children on their knowledge quest to see the big picture!

    Choose recommended activities from the guidebook to suit your schedule and needs. Every guidebook provides:

    • Summary of prior knowledge
    • Content objectives
    • Vocabulary lists
    • Read-aloud guides
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    • Supplemental book list
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    • List of collections for upcoming grades

    Knowledge Quest! helps you make learning fun, accelerate a child's vocabulary growth, and build skills that meet national standards. For complete information about this program, visit: scholastic.com/knowledgequest

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