Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn

Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn

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Ka-choo! Brrr. Yawnnnn.

Have you ever wondered what makes you sneeze when you're in a dusty room? Or shiver when you get out of the bathtub? Or yawn when you're tired? All of these actions are reflexes. Your body makes them happen even though you don't tell it to.

Budding young scientists will be amazed as Melvin Berger and Paul Meisel reveal the mysteries behind the reflexes that happen in our bodies every day and offer fun-filled experiments to try on family and friends. Let's Read and Find Out Science, Stage 2.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064451932
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/05/2000
Series: Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Series: Level 2
Edition description: Newly Illustrated ed.
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 483,444
Product dimensions: 9.81(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.09(d)
Lexile: 480L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Melvin Berger is the author of many classic LRFOs, including Germs Make Me Sick!, Oil Spills! and Why I Cough, Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn, as well as other nonfiction on the Harper backlist. He lives in East Hampton, NY.

Paul Meisel has illustrated many books for children, including Why Are the Ice Caps Melting?, Energy Makes Things Happen, and What Happens to Our Trash? in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Alexandra1600 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Kids will love trying out these experiments learning about their own reflexes and nervous system.
Calamia on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a great book to teach younger children about their nervous system. The book informs the reader about involuntary reflexes and why it happens.
Eclouse on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A book that helps you explain and explore all the reflexes of your body. It is a good book to use in science when starting to cover the body.
t1bclasslibrary on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a book about three reflexes- sneezing, hiccupping, and shivering. It explains that reflexes are controlled by nerves (that was a new fact for me), that they are involuntary, they help protect us, and how they happen. The book also discusses other reflexes, such as coughing