Get a Move On, Neuron! by Philip R. Kennedy

14974625Get a Move On, Neuron! by Philip R. Kennedy presents a basic description of brain function to young readers who enjoy science.

Throughout the book the reader goes on a tour of the brain learning about different brain functions.  The reader learn about some interesting issues during the tour; such as, memory, self-awareness, and emotions.  Each brief chapter ends with a series of questions that recap and review the material. I find the questions a bit distracting since the answers are not provided.  The illustrations are nice and helpful. The illustrations are not overly busy, in fact, they help emphasize the topic being discussed. A friendly looking neuron is the “instructor”.

Young readers who enjoy science will enjoy this book and will learn a lot of interesting brain facts from this book. This book could be used within the science classroom for going beyond the lesson when discussing brain function.

star_png1597star_png1597star_png1597I give this book 3/5 stars being of the continual repetition which caused the book to come off as boring at times.

I received this book from Choice Publishing via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

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