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War Brothers: The Novel
     

War Brothers: The Novel

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by Sharon E. McKay
 

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Unbelievable facts about an amazing specimen—YOU!

Most of us eat, run, or sleep without thinking about it. But our bodies are masterful machines of intricate design that perform amazing feats daily.

The fifth book in Annick’s successful 50 Questions series guides readers through the details of how our bodies function, from the miracles of

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Unbelievable facts about an amazing specimen—YOU!

Most of us eat, run, or sleep without thinking about it. But our bodies are masterful machines of intricate design that perform amazing feats daily.

The fifth book in Annick’s successful 50 Questions series guides readers through the details of how our bodies function, from the miracles of genetics, to immune cells shaped like sea monsters.

With her engaging, lucid style, Lloyd Kyi incorporates recent scientifc research to explain our body’s complex workings. Kids will love fnding the answers to questions such as:

• Do blood cells travel single fle? (In our capillaries, blood cells have to squeeze through one at a time.)
• How is your spine like a racetrack? (Messages race down the nerves in your spinal cord faster than a NASCAR driver.)
• Is your brain like plastic? (Your brain’s ability to change is called “plasticity.”)
• Can your lungs take a hike? (Your lungs and blood vessels adapt to altitude changes.)
• Are there aliens inside you? (The invasion of microscopic living organisms started the moment you were born.)

You’ll discover how people avoided epidemics in ancient Pakistan and why your goldfsh can see things you can’t. Hilarious illustrations will keep kids laughing as they learn.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554516490
Publisher:
Annick Press, Limited
Publication date:
02/18/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
204
Sales rank:
589,761
File size:
464 KB
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Sharon E. McKay is a bestselling, award-winning author. War Brothers is based on interviews she conducted in Uganda with child soldiers. Her other books include Enemy Territory and Thunder Over Kandahar. She lives on Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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War Brothers: The Novel 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MonicaFMF More than 1 year ago
I couldn't get entirely into this one. Too much pain and politics for me, and perhaps I have read too many of this type of raw semi-true type book of late.