Science Comics: Plagues

The Microscopic Battlefield

Author: Falynn Koch

Publisher: First Second Books

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 672

Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you! This volume: In PLAGUES, we get to know the critters behind history's worst diseases. We delve into the biology and mechanisms of infections, diseases, and immunity, and also the incredible effect that technology and medical science have had on humanity's ability to contain and treat disease.

Science Comics: Plagues

The Microscopic Battlefield

Author: Falynn Koch

Publisher: First Second

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 629

“This useful introduction to the topic of disease and immunity is recommended for graphic novel enthusiasts or as a companion text in science classes.”—School Library Journal Writer/illustrator Falynn Koch’s Science Comics: Plagues takes readers across the microscopic battlefield to get to know the critters behind history’s worst diseases. We delve into the biology and mechanisms of infections, diseases, and immunity, and also the incredible effect that technology and medical science have had on humanity’s ability to contain and treat disease. Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you’re a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!

Science Comics--Plagues

Author: Falynn Koch

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"This useful introduction to the topic of disease and immunity is recommended for graphic novel enthusiasts or as a companion text in science classes."? School Library Journal Writer/illustrator Falynn Koch's Science Comics: Plagues takes readers across the microscopic battlefield to get to know the critters behind history's worst diseases. We delve into the biology and mechanisms of infections, diseases, and immunity, and also the incredible effect that technology and medical science have had on humanity's ability to contain and treat disease. Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic?dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!

Science Comics: Bridges

Engineering Masterpieces

Author: Dan Zettwoch

Publisher: First Second

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 470

Suspend your disbelief with Science Comics: Bridges, a new volume of First Second's STEM graphic novel series! Follow Bea, Archie, Trudy, and Spencer (otherwise known as the BATS!) as they crisscross the globe using every type of bridge: beam, arch, truss, and suspension. From ancient low-slung rope bridges to modern hi-tech towers of steel, they’ll traverse ‘em all. Their journey will take them through history and connect them with new ideas and different cultures. Along the way they'll identify the dangerous forces trying to bring bridges crashing down, and how to defeat them...through engineering!

Science Comics: The Digestive System

A Tour Through Your Guts

Author: Jason Viola

Publisher: First Second

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 889

In Science Comics: The Digestive System, visit the inside of your mouth, stomach, liver, intestines, and other organs that make up the gastrointestinal tract! Your guide to the gut is a friendly bacterium who will take you on a journey beyond imagination. Uncover how food is transformed into nutrients! Explore strange and dangerous glands! Behold the wonders of saliva, mucus, and vomit! Writer Jason Viola and illustrator Andy Ristaino provide a trip to the toilet you will never forget! Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, robots, and more! Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, these graphic novels are for you!

Science Comics: Spiders

Worldwide Webs

Author: Tait Howard

Publisher: First Second

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 768

"Surf the web" with this volume of Science Comics, First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series! When a sister and brother agree to help a talking spider find her missing child, they don’t realize that it will take them on a journey across the globe! Along the way they’ll meet spiders who live in every environment imaginable, from their own backyard to the Australian Outback. Although they seem scary at first, once you learn why spiders have gotten such a bad reputation you’ll see that they are actually here to help!

Plagues

The Microscopic Battlefield

Author: Falynn Koch

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Page: 122

View: 369

In gloriously gross detail, you'll meet dangerous microscopic invaders like protozoa, fungi, viruses, and foreign bacteria - then see how our bodies work to fight back and defend us against future infections. We get to know the critters behind history's worst diseases. We delve into the biology and mechanisms of infections, diseases, and immunity, and also the incredible effect that technology and medical science have had on humanity's ability to contain and treat disease.

Science Comics: Bats

Learning to Fly

Author: Falynn Koch

Publisher: First Second

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 438

Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty year old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you! This volume: In Bats, we follow a little brown bat whose wing is injured by humans on a nature hike. He is taken to a bat rehabilitation center where he meets many different species of bats. They teach him how they fly, what they eat, and where they like to live.

History Comics: The National Parks

Preserving America's Wild Places

Author: Falynn Koch

Publisher: First Second

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 961

Let this graphic novel be your time machine—experience history like never before! Our past is only the beginning with History Comics. In this volume, The National Parks: Preserving America's Wild Places, turn back the clock to 1872, when Congress established Yellowstone National Park as an area of unspoiled beauty for the "benefit and enjoyment of the people." Meet the visionaries, artists, and lovers of the American wilderness who fought against corruption and self-interest to carve out and protect these spaces for future generations. See for yourself how the idea of National Parks began, how they've changed, and how they continue to define America.

Maker Comics: Bake Like a Pro!

Author: Falynn Koch

Publisher: First Second

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 696

Maker Comics is the ultimate DIY guide. Inside this graphic novel you will find illustrated instructions for eight tasty treats! Today is the first day of Sage’s magical internship! Her fellow wizards-in-training get to study pyromancy and transfiguration, but Sage has been assigned an internship in...baking? She doesn’t think that sounds fun, or particularly magical! But her instructor, Korian, insists that baking is a tasty form of alchemy. In an enchanted kitchen where the ingredients insist that you eat them, Sage learns the simple science behind baking—and that’s the best kind of magic trick! In Bake Like a Pro!, you’ll learn how different combination of proteins, fats, and liquids will result in textures that lend themselves to perfect pies, breads, cookies, and more! Follow these simple recipes, and you’ll be able to bake a pizza and frost a cake—no magic necessary! Follow the easy step-by-step instructions and you can make: Chocolate chip cookies Cornbread Banana bread Pizza dough Cheesy biscuits Apple pies Sponge cake with Swiss buttercream frosting Lemon meringue pie