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A Heart-Pounding Science Adventure to Get Your Blood Racing!
The adventure continues in Survive! Inside the Human Body, Vol. 2 with an amazing journey through the circulatory system.
In this volume, our heroes Geo and Dr. Brain face hostile white blood cells, Phoebe’s powerful heartbeat, and a bruise that threatens to suck them out of the bloodstream and leave them stranded forever! As you follow their fast-paced comic adventure through Phoebe’s blood, heart, and lungs, you’ll learn all about the human circulatory system.
Have you ever wondered...
- How your heartbeat keeps a steady pace?
- Why your blood forms a scab after you get a cut or scrape?
- How your body defends itself against bacteria and other intruders?
- How children inherit their blood types from their parents?
- How your muscles and brain get the oxygen and nutrients they need to survive?
- How the body filters out toxins in food before they reach your bloodstream?