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Science Comics (Kids)

These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining information on a variety of topics. Whether you’re a fourth grader doing a science project or an adult with a secret passion for sharks these books are for you!

Bats : learning to fly by Koch, Falynn

Uses a story about an injured little brown bat to introduce many species of bats, describing their physical characteristics and discussing how they fly, what they eat, and where they live

Science Comics : Rocks and Minerals: Geology from Caverns to the Cosmos by Hirsch, Andy

Plagues : the microscopic battlefield by Koch, Falynn

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

Dinosaurs : fossils and feathers by Reed, M

Introduces dinosaurs, including how they may have lived and died millions of years ago, and explores the history of paleontology

Science Comics. The brain : the ultimate thinking machine by Woollcott, Tory

"In this volume, Fahama has been kidnapped by a mad scientist and his zombie assistant, and they are intent on stealing her brain! She'll need to learn about the brain as fast as possible in order to plan her escape! How did the brain evolve? How do our senses work in relation to the brain? How do we remember things? What makes you, YOU? Get an inside look at the human brain, the most advanced operating system in the world... if you have the nerve!"--

Science Comics. The brain : the ultimate thinking machine by Woollcott, Tory

"In this volume, Fahama has been kidnapped by a mad scientist and his zombie assistant, and they are intent on stealing her brain! She'll need to learn about the brain as fast as possible in order to plan her escape! How did the brain evolve? How do our senses work in relation to the brain? How do we remember things? What makes you, YOU? Get an inside look at the human brain, the most advanced operating system in the world... if you have the nerve!"--

Volcanoes : fire and life by Chad, Jon

Aurora, a young explorer, introduces the science and characteristics of volcanoes, discussing lava, tetonic plates, the creation of new land masses, and magma vents

Dogs : from predator to protector by Hirsch, Andy

Explores the history and many species of dogs, describing their physical characteristics and discussing how they act and what they eat.

Polar bears : survival on the ice by Viola, Jason

Two polar bear cubs play, hunt, and navigate life in the Arctic, in a book that describes polar bear biology, behavior, and strategies and skills that help them thrive in a rapidly changing landscape.

Crows : genius birds by Vanderklugt, Kyla

Presents information about the intelligence of crows, with examples including how they can solve simple problems, make their own tools, and have complex social lives.

Flying machines : how the Wright brothers soared by Wilgus, Alison

An introduction to the Wright Brothers and their achievements in aeronautics examines the experiments and machines the brothers designed that blazed a trail for the modern world's airplanes, jets, and helicopters.

Robots and drones : past, present, and future by Scott, Mairghread

Presents the history of robotics, from the world's earliest mechanized robots to modern machines used in the home, in the military, and in space exploration.

Sharks : nature's perfect hunter by Flood, Joe (Illustrator)

Presented in comic book format, this in-depth introduction to sharks examines their undersea terrain, their cunning adaptability, and their staggering variety. Includes glossary

Rockets : defying gravity by Drozd, Anne

"How do you create a controlled explosion and harness that power for the benefit of humankind? Meet the visionary physicists, chemists, engineers, and entertainers (as well as mice, bears, tortoises, and more) who took rockets from illuminations in the sky to the most powerful vehicles ever known. You'll also find out how using a gyroscope, swinging on a swing set, and spraying water from a garden hose are the keys to understanding space travel"--Provided by publisher

Solar system : our place in space by Mosco, Rosemary

Get up close and personal with Earth's nearest neighbors--Venus with its acid rainstorms, Saturn and its rings of ice, and the heart of it all, the Sun. Humans have always been fascinated by outer space and we're learning more about our solar system every day. Did you know that our Solar System was born from a cloud of cosmic dust? That Jupiter's red spot is really a raging storm? Join Sara, Jill, and their space-faring pets on a quest to learn more about the wonders of our Solar System--and beyond!

Trees : kings of the forest by Hirsch, Andy

"In Trees we follow an acorn as it learns about its future as Earth's largest, longest-living plant. Starting with the seed's germination, we learn about each stage until the tree's maturation, different types of trees, and the roles trees take on in our ecosystem."--Amazon

Cars : engines that move you by Zettwoch, Dan

A young reader's introduction to where cars came from and how they work

Cats : nature and nurture by Hirsch, Andy

Bean, a calico kitten abandoned on the streets, explores the history of domesticated cats, detailing how evolution and selective breeding have developed such traits in cats as retractable claws, slit pupils, and sense of balance.

Skyscrapers : the heights of engineering by Kerschbaum, John

"In this volume, join a pair of superheroes as they uncover the secrets of skyscrapers, from the great Egyptians pyramids to the world's tallest building. Read along and learn how skyscrapers are a bold combination of applied physics, ingenuity, and a lot of hard work!"--Provided by publisher

Wild weather : storms, meteorology, and climate by Reed, M

Explores extreme weather, discussing how weather satellites predict the future, the difference between weather and climate, and how the rotation of the planet affects wind currents.
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