SERIES: Exploring the Brain

1, Heads Up! Concussion Awareness

Using evidence-based research and best practices, this informative title provides a thorough introduction to concussions. Content includes causes of concussion, physical, cognitive, and emotional, symptoms, treatments, and the recovery process. Case studies, personal accounts from people who have sustained concussions, and injury-prevention tips encourage readers to advocate for their own health and safety as well as for others. 

Reading Level: Grades 5-6
Interest Level: Grades 5-9
Guided Reading Level: 
Binding: Paperback 
Series: Exploring the Brain
Author(s): Jeff Szpirglas, Danielle Saint-Onge

Size: 8″× 10″
No. of Pages: 48
Copyright: 2018

2, Your Brain: Understanding Your Body’s Control Center

WRITTEN BY:Jeff Szpirglas, Danielle Saint-Onge

SERIES TITLE: Exploring the Brain

St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree Publishing, 2018

48 pages, full-colour, 8″ x 10″

IL: Ages 10-14 RL: Grades 5-6

This comprehensive title examines the structures and functions of the brain. Clear text and accessible diagrams introduce different parts of the brain and explain their key functions. Readers will also discover how the brain interprets and responds to messages received from different sensory receptors — controlling thoughts and actions. Hands-on investigations help reinforce and extend core concepts.

THEMATIC LINKS: Brain, Brain Development, Brain Structure, Brain Function

FILED UNDER: FALL2018, Science