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Books about Brains

For Children
University of Washington, Neuroscience for Kids, books about the brain and the senses for
elementary grades, middle school, and high school
Dana Foundation, Brain Books for Budding Scientists and All Children, a review of some of the
best-known children’s books about the brain published in the past five years
Best Children’s, a variety of books from general body to brain specific

Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn, By Melvin Berger. Illustrated by Paul Meisel.
HarperCollins Publishers, 2000.
Look Inside Your Brain, By Heather Alexander. Based on the Italian text by Paola Panizon.
Illustrated by Nicoletta Costa. Grosset & Dunlap/Penguin Putnam Young Reader, 1998.

BRAINSTEM: Books about Brains: Joann M. Contini: 2013

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Inc. ISBN: 0-6798-9018-1. ISBN: 1-5757-2161-9. It's All in Your Head: A Guide to Understanding Your Brain and Boosting Your Brain Power by Susan L. D. Austin (TX): Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers. ISBN: 9781426304200. ISBN: 1-562-94895-4. Barrett. New York: Scholastic. Big Head! A Book About Your Brain and Your Head by Pete Rowan. Senses: How We Connect With The World by Francesca Baines. 2009. 1997. 1998. ISBN: 0-8172-4740-8. Part of the "Under the Microscope" series published by Grolier Educational. ISBN: 0-590-44698-3..C. Des Plaines (IL): Rigby Interactive Library. 1998. 1999. The Human Brain: Inside Your Body's Control Room. 1998. Knopf. Danbury: Grolier Educational. ISBN: 0-9157-9345-8. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing. 1998. How Do We Think? by Carol Ballard (How Your Body Works series). BRAINSTEM: Books about Brains: Joann M. New York: Scholastic.: National Geographic. ISBN: 0-7172-9270-3. 1993. Why Do I Laugh or Cry? And Other Questions About The Nervous System (Bodywise series) by Sharon Cromwell. Brain Surgery for Beginners and Other Major Operations for Minors: A Scalpel-Free Guide to Your Insides by Steve Parker. The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. You Can't Use Your Brain If You're a Jellyfish by Fred Ehrlich (illustrations by Amanda Haley). 1992. 1998. New York: Alfred A.7172-9267-3. designed and illustrated by David West. ISBN: 1-59354-090-6. 2005. Danbury: Grolier Educational. Brain: Our Body's Nerve Center by Richard Walker. Maplewood (NJ): Blue Apple Books. ISBN: 06881-4641-4.The Brain: Our Nervous System by Seymour Simon. New York: William Morrow. Part of the "Under the Microscope" series published by Grolier Educational. by Kathleen Simpson. Contini: 2013 Page 2 of 4 . Washington. ISBN: 0.

1998.Me and My Amazing Body by Joan Sweeney. illustrated by Annette Cable Parts by Tedd Arnold The Human Mind Explained: Owner's Guide to the Mysteries of the Mind by Susan Greenfield The Great Brain Book: An Inside Look at the Inside of Your Head by HP Newquist Alive: The Living. Mankato (MN): Capstone Press. BRAINSTEM: Books about Brains: Joann M. New York: Heineman Library. 2006." "Smelling. ISBN: 0-382-397835. My Brain and Senses by Paul Bennett. illustrated by Amanda Haley. 2002." "Seeing. Breathing Human Body Book by DK Publishing Kids Human Body Books by Seymour Simon How Do I Know It's Yucky? And Other Questions About the Senses by Sharon Cromwell. ISBN: 1575721600. Tarrytown (NY): Benchmark Books. ISBN: 1-929766-68-8 "Hearing. You Can't Taste a Pickle With Your Ear by Harriet Ziefert. ISBN: 0-7614-1308-1. 1998. The Brain by Suzanne LeVert. Contini: 2013 Page 3 of 4 . New York: Blue Apple Books." and "Touching" by Rebecca Olien. Parsippany (NJ): Silver Press." "Tasting. 2002.

Michael DiSpezio (2004). 2001. By John Farndon. The Physical Brain. Control Freak: Hormones. Sterling Publishing. Chudler. Morrow. Illustrated by Peter Bedrick Books. 2002. Scheibel The Brain . 2007. The Brain. New York: Chelsea House Publishers.. 1998. The Human Brain Coloring Book [Paperback] . New York: Basic Books. Brookfield (CT): The Millbrook Press. Gareth Stevens Publishing and part of the How Your Body Works series. The Human Brain: A Guided Tour by Susan A. Contini: 2013 Page 4 of 4 . Illustrated. How Bright Is Your Brain? Amazing Games to Play with Your Mind. 1998. ISBN: 0-7613-0400-2. Illustrated. Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish. Inside the Brain by Eric H. Illustrated by Ian Thompson. Blackbirch. Steve Parker (2006).. ISBN: 0-4650-0726-0. Brain and Nerves. ISBN: 0791089444. 2000. Greenfield. By Seymour Simon. By Steve Parker. Marian C. 1997. Raintree. Diamond and Arnold B. Science Masters series. and the Nervous System. Anita Ganeri (2003). By Faith Hickman Brynie. 1997. By Suzanne LeVert. Your Brain. BRAINSTEM: Books about Brains: Joann M. Until Now by Faith Hickman Brynie. Illustrated. The Big Book of the Brain: All About the Body’s Control Center. The Brain: Our Nervous System. Copper Beech.BOOKS FOR CHILDREN IN THE MIDDLE GRADES 101 Questions Your Brain Has Asked About Itself but Couldn't Answer .