The Body Book

Author: Donald M. Silver
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 059049239X
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides a variety of projects and lessons to teach elementary students about the workings of the human body.

The Busy Body Book

Author: Lizzy Rockwell
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307793423
Release Date: 2012-11-28
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A celebration of the amazing human machine and a life on the move! Your amazing body can jump, sprint, twist, and twirl. Your body is built to move. Lizzy Rockwell explains how your bones and muscles, heart and lungs, nerves and brain all work together to keep you on the go. Kids walk and skate and tumble through these pages with such exuberance that even sprouting couch potatoes will want to get up and bounce around—and that’s the ultimate goal. Studies show that American kids are becoming more sedentary and more overweight and that they carry these tendencies with them into adolescence and adulthood. Experts agree that we need to help kids make physical activity a life-long habit. Through education, information, and encouragement, this book aims to inspire a new generation of busy bodies!

The Body Book

Author: Roz MacLean
Publisher: Promontory Press Incorporated
ISBN: 1987857607
Release Date: 2017-09-21
Genre: Education

With simple, fun, colourful illustrations and a delightful series of simple rhymes, Roz MacLean introduces the concept to young children that bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Designed to celebrate diversity and to make children feel comfortable with how they look, The Body Book is a visual delight for pre-schoolers and an excellent resource for early primary students learning to read. Winner of the Gold Medal at the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

The Body Book for Boys

Author: Jonathan Mar
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545237512
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Shares advice on the changing male body and the challenges of growing up, from shaving and vocal changes to acne and interpersonal relationships.

The Ultimate Guys Body Book

Author: Walt Larimore, MD
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310723257
Release Date: 2012-03-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

You Mean I Can Ask That? Boys’ bodies do the craziest things! They can knock a baseball out to right field or trip in front of class. But at a certain point, those bodies start to grow up and go through some wild changes. You might be wondering things like: Why don't I look like him? How can I get buff without steroids? And how can I handle that talk my parents want to have—you know, the talk? Yikes! Guy Talk answers all the important questions you want answers to but would rather not ask, mixing fun with great advice for growing guys.

The Herbal Body Book

Author: Jeanne Rose
Publisher: Frog Books
ISBN: 1583940049
Release Date: 1999-10
Genre: Family & Relationships

Jeanne Rose's Herbal Body Book pairs a wide variety of ailments with possible plant cures. Each plant recommended is described in anecdotal detail. This book includes recipes for the newcomer and expert. It also includes a glossary of specialized terms, herbs, and recipes. Everything you need from hair products to belly salve for a pregnant woman is inside this most useful companion. Jeanne Rose encourages the reader to make your own blend of herbs to target specific conditions and not only follow a limited number of recipes.

Girls Body Book

Author: Kelli Dunham
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781604333855
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Growing up isn't as easy as it looks. With changing emotions, friends, expectations, and bodies, some days it can seem like life is one big roller coaster ride. The Girl's Body Book is here to help with expert advice, common sense tips, fast facts, and answers to all questions a girl might have.

The Consuming Body

Author: Pasi Falk
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0803989741
Release Date: 1994-09-09
Genre: Social Science

This book provides a fascinating examination of the relationship between consumption, the idea of the body and the formation of the self. In tracing these connections, The Consuming Body develops a profile of individuality in the late twentieth century - in both its bodily and mental aspects. Pasi Falk offers a major synthesis and critical assessment of the debates surrounding the body, the self and contemporary consumer culture. The author explores two fundamental issues for modern social theory - the delineation of modern consumption and the body's historically changing position in various cultural orders. In the course of his argument he examines both metaphors of consumption and investigates the issues of representation i

The Fact of a Body

Author: Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 9781250080561
Release Date: 2017-05-16
Genre: True Crime

"Complex and challenging... push[es] the boundaries of writing about trauma." —The New York Times “A True Crime Masterpiece” – Vogue Entertainment Weekly "Must" List and Best Books of the Year So Far Real Simple's Best New Books Guardian Best Book of the Year Lambda Literary Award Finalist "The Fact of a Body is one of the best books I've read this year. It's just astounding." — Paula Hawkins, author of Into the Water and The Girl on the Train "This book is a marvel. The Fact of a Body is equal parts gripping and haunting and will leave you questioning whether any one story can hold the full truth." — Celeste Ng, author of the New York Times bestselling Everything I Never Told You and Little Fires Everywhere Before Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working to help defend men accused of murder, she thinks her position is clear. The child of two lawyers, she is staunchly anti-death penalty. But the moment convicted murderer Ricky Langley’s face flashes on the screen as she reviews old tapes—the moment she hears him speak of his crimes -- she is overcome with the feeling of wanting him to die. Shocked by her reaction, she digs deeper and deeper into the case. Despite their vastly different circumstances, something in his story is unsettlingly, uncannily familiar. Crime, even the darkest and most unsayable acts, can happen to any one of us. As Alexandria pores over the facts of the murder, she finds herself thrust into the complicated narrative of Ricky’s childhood. And by examining the details of Ricky’s case, she is forced to face her own story, to unearth long-buried family secrets, and reckon with a past that colors her view of Ricky's crime. But another surprise awaits: She wasn’t the only one who saw her life in Ricky’s. An intellectual and emotional thriller that is also a different kind of murder mystery, THE FACT OF A BODY is a book not only about how the story of one crime was constructed -- but about how we grapple with our own personal histories. Along the way it tackles questions about the nature of forgiveness, and if a single narrative can ever really contain something as definitive as the truth. This groundbreaking, heart-stopping work, ten years in the making, shows how the law is more personal than we would like to believe -- and the truth more complicated, and powerful, than we could ever imagine.

Body Dress and Identity in Ancient Greece

Author: Mireille M. Lee
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107055360
Release Date: 2015-01-12
Genre: Art

This is the first general monograph on ancient Greek dress in English to be published in more than a century. By applying modern dress theory to the ancient evidence, this book reconstructs the social meanings attached to the dressed body in ancient Greece. Whereas many scholars have focused on individual aspects of ancient Greek dress, from the perspectives of literary, visual, and archaeological sources, this volume synthesizes the diverse evidence and offers fresh insights into this essential aspect of ancient society.

The Body

Author: Mike Featherstone
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0803984138
Release Date: 1991-02-01
Genre: Social Science

This challenging volume reasserts the centrality of the body within social theory as a means to understanding the complex interrelations between nature, culture and society. At a theoretical level, the volume explores the origins of a social theory of the body in sources ranging from the work of Nietzsche to contemporary feminist theory. The importance of a theoretical understanding of the body to social and cultural analysis of contemporary societies is demonstrated through specific case studies. These range from the expression of the emotions, romantic love, dietary practice, consumer culture, fitness and beauty, to media images of women and sexuality. This wide-ranging book draws in part on papers published in Theory,

The Body

Author: Andrew Blaikie
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415266629
Release Date: 2003-08-28
Genre: Social Science

This collection offers a uniquely comprehensive guide to the sociology of the body. With a strong historical scope and conceptual framework, it provides an indispensable reference for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and a robust source for scholars working in the area. The central focus is on understanding sociology through the body; what is often described as re-reading sociology in a 'more corporeal light'. This is an interdisciplinary process, drawing on history, feminism, cultural history, art history, anthropology, social psychology, philosophy, medical sociology and media and communications, as well as sociology. While this has been primarily a Western practice, The Body seeks to broaden the perspective to include references that draw on alternative cultural assumptions, beliefs and practices (including Japan, and South America.)

The Body Reader

Author: Lisa Jean Moore
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814795651
Release Date: 2010-02-01
Genre: Social Science

Plastic surgery, obesity, anorexia, pregnancy, prescription drugs, disability, piercings, steroids, and sex re-assignment surgery: over the past two decades there have been major changes in the ways we understand, treat, alter, and care for our bodies. The Body Reader is a compelling, cutting-edge, and timely collection that provides a close look at the emergence of the study of the body. From prenatal genetic testing and “t;manscaping”; to televideo cybersex and the “meth economy,” this innovative work digs deep into contemporary lifestyles and current events to cover key concepts and theories about the body. A combination of twenty one classic readings and original essays, the contributors highlight gender, race, class, ability, and sexuality, paying special attention to bodies that are at risk, bodies that challenge norms, and media representations of the body. Ultimately, The Body Reader makes it clear that the body is not neutral—it is the entry point into cultural and structural relationships, emotional and subjective experiences, and the biological realms of flesh and bone. Contributors: Patricia Hill Collins, Karen Dias, H. Hugh Floyd, Jr., Arthur Frank, Sander L. Gilman, Gillian Haddow, Richard Huggins, Matthew Immergut, L :ea Kent, Kristen Karlberg, Steve Kroll-Smith, Mary Kosut, Jarvis Jay Masters, Lisa Jean Moore, Tracey Owens Patton, William J. Peace, Jason Pine, Eric Plemons, Barbara Katz Rothman, Edward Slavishak, Phillip Vannini, and Dennis Waskul.

The Body

Author: Nicholas J. Fox
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 9780745651248
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Genre: Social Science

This is the first volume in Polity's new 'Key Themes in Health and Social Care' series, providing applied introductions to core issues and topics for allied health care professionals.

Body Voice Imagination

Author: David G. Zinder
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0878301518
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Performing Arts

Veteran acting trainer David Zinder has spent a career helping actors at all stages of their careers fine-tune their stage presence and harness their talent through a unique series of exercises that hone the actor's fundamental expressive tools: the body, the voice and the imagination. Drawing upon the proven methods of David Zinder's workshops and acting classes, "Body Voice Imagination" teaches a set of skills so that the actor can be ready to perform at his or her highest level of creativity.