The Mighty Muscular-Skeletal System: How Do My Bones and Muscles Work? (Slim Goodbody's Body Buddies)

By John Burstein
Crabtree Publishing, 2009
ISBN: 0778744337
Ages 8-

Slim Goodbody is the science instruction "go to" when it comes to the body. Find out what Slim has to say about the muscles and the bones in the human body. Fun illustrations.

Look Inside: Your Skeleton and Muscles (TIME for Kids Nonfiction Readers)

By Ben Williams
Time for Kids, 2011
ISBN: 1433336359
Ages 6-

Time is always a great choice when it comes to informational text for kids. Here they study the relationship between the skeleton and the muscles and how they work together. Great photographs with additional illustrations overlapping the photographs in some places to show how the muscles help move the body.

Understanding Your Muscles and Bones: A Guide to What Keeps You Up and about (Usborne Science for Beginners)

By Rebecca Treays
Usborne, 1997
ISBN: 0746027397
Ages 8-

A fun look at bones and muscles. Filled with facts and great illustrations to inform and entertain. Best for experienced readers and for sharing aloud.

Muscles: Our Muscular System

By Seymour Simon
HarperCollins, 2000
ISBN: 0688177204
Ages 6-10

Great introduction to the muscular system by a well-known writer of science materials for kids. Great pictures, including diagrams and photographs, compliment the text that kids and adults will find interesting and very educational.