Your Muscular System

Your Muscular System

by Rebecca L. Johnson


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The muscular system is made up of three different kinds of muscles: skeletal muscles, smooth muscle, and heart muscle. But what does each kind of muscle do? And where in the body are they located? Explore the muscular system in this engaging and informative book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580139618
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: Searchlight Books - How Does Your Body Work? Series
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 540L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Rebecca L. Johnson writes award-winning nonfiction for children and young adults about scientific discoveries and the scientists who make them. She hopes her books will inspire new generations of scientists by introducing readers to some of the remarkable species with whom we share the planet. Learn more at

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Body Movers 4

Chapter 2 How Muscles Work 10

Chapter 3 Muscles You Move 14

Chapter 4 Muscles that Move Themselves 25

Chapter 5 The Heart 29

Chapter 6 Keeping Muscles Health 32

Glossary 38

Learn More about the Muscular System 39

Index 40

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