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books and articles for elementary school students


On-line Books, Magazine Articles and Real Audio

  1. Kinetic City Super Crew (Real Audio)
  2. Brains in Your Gut? - Why Files
  3. Mad Cow Disease - Why Files
  4. Sounds of Language - Why Files
  5. The Sad Tale of Kuru - Why Files

Off-line Books and Magazines

  1. The Brain, in Life Magazine, February 1997, pp. 60-63.
  2. Rasheda Ali, I'll Hold Your Hand So You Won't Fall. A Child's Guide to Parkinson's Disease, West Palm Beach (FL): Merit Publishing, 2005, pp. 40.
  3. Aliki, My Five Senses, New York, Crowell, 1989, pp. 31.
  4. Francesca Baines, Senses: How We Connect With The World, Danbury: Grolier Educational, 1998, pp. 48.
  5. Carol Ballard, How Do We Think?, Austin, Steck-Vaughn Co., 1998, pp. 32.
  6. Jim Barmeier, The Brain, San Diego, Lucent Books, 1996, pp. 128.
  7. Susan L. Barrett, It's All in Your Head: A Guide to Understanding Your Brain and Boosting Your Brain Power, Minneapolis, Free Spirit Publishing, 1992.
  8. Paul Bennett, My Brain and Senses, Parsippany, Silver Press, 1998, pp. 32.
  9. Ruth Dowling Bruun and Bertel Bruun, The Brain - What It Is, What It Does, New York, Green Willow Books, 1989, pp. 63.
  10. Giovanni Caselli, The Human Body and How It Works, New York, Grosset and Dunlap, 1987, pp. 64.
  11. Charles B. Clayman, The Brain and Nervous System, New York, Dorling Kindersley, 1991, pp. 144.
  12. Sharon Cromwell, Why Do I Laugh or Cry? And Other Questions About The Nervous System, Rigby Interactive Library, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1998, pp. 24.
  13. Marian C. Diamond, Arnold B. Scheibel, Lawrence M. Elson, The Human Brain Coloring Book, New York, Barnes and Noble Books, 1985, pp. 301.
  14. Jennifer Dussling, The Longest Yawn, New York: Kane Press, 2005, pp. 32.
  15. Fred Ehrlich, You Can't Use Your Brain If You're a Jellyfish, Maplewood (NJ): Blue Apple Books, 2005.
  16. Eyewitness Visual Dictionaries, The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body, New York, Dorling Kindersley, 1991, pp. 64.
  17. Mem Fox, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, Brooklyn, Kane/Miller, 1985. (Story about memory)
  18. Helen Frost, Pebble Books, Mankato (MN), 2000. Each book is 24 pages. (Seeing, Hearing, Smelling, Tasting, Touching, Your Senses
  19. Sylvia Funston and Jay Ingram, It's All in Your Brain, New York, Grosset and Dunlap, 1995, pp. 64.
  20. Robert D. Griffin, The Biology Coloring Book, New York, Harper Collins, 1986, pp. 256.
  21. Robert James, Discovery Library of the Human Body, Vero Beach, The Rourke Press, 1995. Each book is 24 pages. (Ears, Eyes, Feet, Hands, Mouth, Nose)
  22. Mike Janulewicz, YIKES! Your body, up close!, New York, Simon and Schuster, 1997.
  23. Wynn Kapit and Lawrence M. Elson, The Anatomy Coloring Book, New York, Harper Collins, 1993, pp. 352.
  24. KIDS Discover- Issue on the Brain, Vol. 6, Issue 2, Kids Discover, New York, February, 1996, pp. 19.
  25. Leslie Jean LeMaster, Your Brain and Nervous System, Chicago, Childrens Press, 1984, pp. 47.
  26. Suzanne LeVert, The Brain, Tarrytown (NY): Benchmark Books, 2002, 48 pages.
  27. Douglas Mathers, Brain, Troll Associates, 1992, pp. 32.
  28. Elaine N. Marieb, The A and P Coloring Workbook, A Complete Study Guide, third edition, Benjamin/Cummings.
  29. Rebecca Olien, Hearing | Seeing | Smelling | Tasting | Touching , Mankato (MN): Capstone Press, 2006 (each book is 24 pages).
  30. Steve Parker, Brain Surgery for Beginners and Other Major Operations for Minors, Brookfield, Millbrook Press, 1995, pp. 62.
  31. Steve Parker, Look at your Body Senses, Brookfield, Copper Beech Books, 1997, pp. 32.
  32. Steve Parker, The Body Atlas, New York, Dorling Kindersley, 1993.
  33. Steve Parker, The Brain and Nervous System, London, Franklin Watts, 1990, pp. 48.
  34. Steve Parker, Nerves to Senses: Projects in Biology, New York, Gloucester Press, 1991, pp. 32.
  35. Steve Parker, Touch, Taste and Smell, New York, Franklin Watts, 1989, pp. 40.
  36. Pete Rowan, Big Head! A Book About Your Brain and Your Head, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998, pp. 44.
  37. Anna Sandeman, Brain, Brookfield, Copper Beech Books, 1996, pp. 31.
  38. Alvin Silverstein and Virginia B. Silverstein, The Story of Your Ear, New York, Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1981, pp. 64.
  39. Seymour Simon, The Brain: Our Nervous System, New York, Morrow Junior Books, 1997.
  40. Seymour Simon, Professor I.Q. Explores the Brain, Honesdale, Boyds Mill Press, 1993, pp. 48.
  41. Darlene R. Stille, The Nervous System, New York, Grolier Publishing Co., 1997, pp. 47.
  42. Susan Stockdale, Some Sleep Standing Up, New York, Simon and Schuster, 1996.
  43. Diane Swanson, Nibbling on Einstein's Brain: The Good, the Bad and the Bogus in Science, Toronto: Annick Press, 2001, 112 pages.
  44. Helen Taylor, You'd Never Believe it But Flies Can Taste with Their Feet and Other Facts about Senses, Brookfield, Copper Beach Books, 1998, pp. 32.
  45. Richard Walker, Brain. Our Body's Nerve Center, Danbury, Grolier Educational, 1998.
  46. Brenda Walpole, Smell and Taste, Austin, Steck-Vaughn, 1997, pp. 30.
  47. Brian R. Ward, The Eye and Seeing, London, Franklin Watts, 1981, pp. 48.
  48. Harriet Ziefert, You Can't Taste a Pickle With Your Ear, New York: Blue Apple Books, 2002, 34 pages.

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