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Human Anatomy & Physiology
Books and media about the human body, health, fitness, and related medical topics are generally found in the 610-619 range of the Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC).
This bibliography highlights some of these resources. Additional health and medical information in children's magazines, professional journals, and databases.
GENERAL Human Physiology & Anatomy
Brewer, Sarah. 1,001 Facts about the Human Body. 2002. j612 B847o
Dods, Emma. Surprising Facts about the Human Body. 2014. j612 D674s
Henderson, Kathy. Look at You!: A Baby Body Book. 2006. jE Hen
Human Body. 2001. j611 H918
Rustad, Martha. My Body. 2014. j612 R971m
Siy, Alexandra. Sneeze! 2007. j612.2 S625s
Visual dictionary of the human body. 1991. j611.003 V834 Q
Resources for Teachers
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), which publishes professional journals and an annual list of excellent books for children and teens:
- Science Scope - ETL Prof. journals (print) AND electronic access
- NSTA Express - electronic access
- Science Teacher - MAIN Current Periodicals (print) AND electronic access
- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
Textbooks K-12 Collection has some titles on human biology:
The original layout for this page was created by Karen Morris, last updated April 2016 by Shannon Bowman.