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Skin: Books

Your Skin and Mine (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

Clapping Hands

ISBN: 006445102X
Ages: 4–8

Why do people have different-colored skin? How does a cut heal and go away? Why do we need to use sunscreen? This colorful book for K-3 students introduces the structure and function of skin in an engaging, child-friendly way.


Your Skin Holds You In

ISBN: 1426306242
Ages: 5–8

All about the importance of our skin — how it works and what it can do to benefit our health. This early reader book includes fun pictures. Great facts about human skin and other animals' skin will keep you interested.


The Skin You Live In

ISBN: 0975958003
Ages: 4–8

A rhyming book for young children about the different colors of skin found all over the world. Great way to share the differences in all of our skin colors.

Face Mask

Skin: The Bare Facts

ISBN: 0980073251
Ages: 12 and up

This book will be of particular interest to adolescents. The author discusses skin composition, skin types, skin care, and skin challenges in a well-researched, understandable manner.


101 Questions About Skin That Got Under Your Skin . . . Until Now

ISBN: 0761312598
Ages: 10 and up

A serious look at skin for older kids, covering everything from sunburn to cancer and pimples.

Close Up

Skin (Body Works)

ISBN: 1435893670
Ages: 7—11

Skin is an important organ in the body. What better way to tell about this amazing body covering than with great images and highly motivating text. Just right for kids in the elementary grades.

skin and skeleton

Skin: The Largest Organ in the Body (Biology Books for Kids)

ISBN: 1541938895
Ages: 8—12

Discover the integumentary system. Learn how skin works in conjunction with other organs of the body, and how it functions to protect our deeper body parts, regulate temperature, and provide a home for our sensory receptors.


Your Amazing Skin From Outside In

ISBN: 1481422055
Ages: 8—12

This terrific book for middle-grade readers features funny rhymes, cartoon illustrations, and a wealth of information on everything from skin layers to freckles to fingerprints. A fascinating exploration of the science behind all that the skin does, by an award-winning science author.

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