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A graphic novel for ages 8 to 12 that tells the true story of the life-saving discovery of insulin
"Readers will want to dig deeper into this true story of canine heroes and lifesaving science." — Kirkus Reviews
In 1921, Frederick Banting was a young doctor with an idea: could the mysterious secretions of the pancreas be used to treat diabetes? We …
Hilarious illustrated nonfiction about mosquitos perfect for beginning readers. Conversational text and silly illustrations will have you up all night reading about the most annoying bug on Earth!
Fast mosquito facts:
• Distinctive trait: Leaving annoying itchy bites
• Diet: Your blood (and nectar and plant juice)
• Special talent: Ma …
Too fat, too thin. Muffin top, flat bum, thunder thighs, spaghetti arms. From an early age, kids learn they are judged for how they look. Both boys and girls are bombarded with messages of what they should look like and are shamed for not measuring up. When kids encounter conflict based on stereotypes of body image, they need the understanding and …
Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about cockroaches perfect for beginning readers. You'll bug out over this perfect pairing of humorous text and funny illustrations about this insect that's been around for over 335 million years!
Fast cockroach facts:
• Distinctive trait: Flat and oval-shaped body
• Diet: Everything! (Especially if it's g …
Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about bats perfect for beginning readers. Conversational text and silly illustrations will have you up all night reading about the only flying mammal on Earth!
Fast bat facts:
• Distinctive trait: The only flying mammal
• Diet: Insects, fruit and even animal blood
• Special talent: Sleeping upside dow …
Today's kids have lived their whole lives in a world where the topic of religious belief has become a serious social issue. The media and social media are full of stereotypes and misinformation about Islam in particular, and this atmosphere of fear and distrust has entered the everyday life of kids. When kids encounter conflict based on intolerance …
She's good for the environment... and she's disgusting!
Distinctive trait: Warts
Food preference: Bugs and worms
Special talent: Eating her own skin
Disgusting? Yes, but fun, too!
The Toad is the next installment of the Disgusting Critter series. Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about toads perfect for beginning readers. Although silly and off-the-wa …
That's something to crow about! Learn all about these genius birds in Kyla Vanderklugt'sScience Comics: Crows, the latest volume in First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!
Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, the solar system, volcanoes, ba …