#12 My First Book About the Brain (Dover Children’s Science Books) by Patricia J. Wynne
Description of the book:
Winner of a Bronze 2014 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award! Discover the workings of the body’s most complex organ! How does the brain control the rest of the body? How does it enable the senses to function, regulate speech, affect balance, and influence sleep and dreams? These 25 illustrations to color explain every aspect of the brain’s important jobs, from communicating with the central nervous system to retaining memories. Suitable for ages 8–12.