Blasts of Gas
by Melissa Stewart
Benchmark Books, 2009
for Grades 3-5
ISBN 978-076144-155-7
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“Come on, admit it. The title of this book is so intriguing that you've been waiting to hear about gas. Did you know that you inhale about 1.6 gallons of air a minute (2,300 gallons per day)? Did you know that your lungs work hardest in the late afternoon between 4 and 5 p.m.? Do you know how cows’ burping contributes to global warming? Which foods make you fart the most? Answers to all these questions are inside. [The books in this series] are wonderful human body titles for elementary schools.”
“The Gross and Goofy Body' [series of books] enlivens physiology for kids, offering humorous yet scientific surveys of body functions in just under 50 pages each. Kids in grades 2-4 will find [these books] appealing and fun. Each blends photos with fun cartoons and photos of kids, along with plenty of basic physiology.”
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