Body Actions

by Shelley Rotner
Illustrator(s): David A. White
eBook | Pages: 32
Size: 8-1/2 X 11 | USD: $16.95
ISBN: 9780823427079
Publication Date: July 2, 2012
Age: 4-8 | Guided Reading Level: N
Themes: Science & Nature
Recommendations: A,K

About the Book

The human body can be astonishing. This book is filled with energy-packed photographs of kids running, jumping, riding bikes, and using all five senses. The photos are overlaid with depictions of the nervous, skeletal, muscular, respiratory, and circulatory systems and major organs to show the amazing ways in which active bodies function. The five senses and the major organs are all covered. Glossary, notes on the systems and senses, and an index are included.

Shelley Rotner is a writer, teacher, museum educator, and photographer. Her photographs have appeared in National Geographic, Conde Nast Traveler, Time, and other magazines. Her Shades of People, created with Sheila M. Kelly, was an ALA Notable Book. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

David A. White is an illustrator, cartoonist, toy creator, and video game artist who has a passion for giant robots. He has worked with LEGO, Mattel, and Mirage Studios among others. This is his first hardcover trade book. He lives in Easthampton, Massachusetts.

Author/Illustrator Q&A
Author/Illustrator Q&A

David A. White

Q&A with the illustrator
Educator's Guide
Educator's Guide


Educator’s Guide featuring classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
Activity Sheets
Activity Sheets


Match the name of the body system to the drawing!