Graphic Novel Recommendations

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by Falynn Koch. New York, NY: First Second, 2017

Readers follow a little brown bat whose wing is injured by humans and taken to a bat rehabilitation center. He meets bats of various species he learns how to fly, what to eat and we learn all about bats and their habitats...

by Don Brown. New York:NY. Amulet Books, 2019

This is the first of a science series that chronicle how one specific creative idea was built upon and inspired others that eventually created a BIG IDEA that changed or saved our world. The first in this series details how...

by Maris Wicks. New York, NY: First Second, 2016

This book is shows and tells us all about the ecology, biology, and life of animals in and around coral reefs and their ecological significance to our world at large. It addresses science themes such as: science as inquir...

by MK Reed and Joe Flood. New York, NY: First Second, 2016

Readers learn about dinosaurs, how they lived in their natural habitats, and how paleontologists through history pieced together what we know about dinosaurs today. It can be used in science for: science as inqu...

by Alison Wilgus and Molly Brooks. New York, NY: First Second, 2017

It follows the Wright brothers and mankind’s race to fly. It details the brothers’ designs, their mechanical issues, their understanding and addressing weather issues, and how they dealt with Internatio...

by Saul Griffith, Joost Bonsen, and Nick Dragotta. Berkeley, CA: Image Comics, 2007

Science through the expertise of siblings Tucker (Tuck) and Celine who conquer summer boredom with fifteen build-it-yourself science and engineering projects.

It can be used in science f...

Six volume series by Fred Van Lente, Tom Fowler, and Jordie Bellaire. Berkeley, CA: Image Comics, 2014).

In this volume, science is presented through a story of two siblings, Tuck and Celine who escape an ecological apocalypse, find safety on a new planet and while wai...

by Dr. Saul Griffith, Nick Dragotta, Ingrid Dragotta, Arwen Griffith, Joost Bonsen, Jeff Parker, Warren Simons, Sandy Jarrell, Meredith McClaren, Jason Marzloff, Leigh B. Estabrooks Lee Loughridge, Rich Starkings, Comicraft, Jimmy Betancourt and Andrea Dunlap. Berkeley...

by Maris Wicks. New York, NY: First Second, 2015

In this book presents a theatrical revue of each and every biological part and system of our bodies. It begins with the skeleton and layers body elements from inside out. It can be used in science for: science as inquiry;...

by Jay Hosler. New York, NY: First Second, 2015

This is about one beetle’s quest to leave her home and how she discovers the big world around her. It’s full of very cool beetle facts and integrates storytelling, entomology, and scientific inquiry.

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Series by Matthew McElligott. New York, NY: Crown Books. 2015.

The Mad Scientist Academy students are diverse (a werewolf, robot, humans, and other odd creatures) and their teacher, Dr. Cosmic is brilliant, bumbling, and endearing as his classes promise some wild adven...

by Falynn Koch. New York, NY: First Second, 2017

Part of the Science Comics series. 

In this volume readers learn about the 'critters' that have caused history's worst diseases.  Koch delves into the biology and mechanisms of infection and immunity and how medical scienc...

by Mairghread Scott and Jacob Chabot. New York, NY: First Second, 2018

From the first "robot" a a mechanical bird built hundreds of years ago to a tea-serving robot in feudal Japan, to robots and drones today, Mairghread Scott first defines what makes a robot a "robot"...

by Joe Flood. New York, NY: First Second, 2018

Gripping prose and illustrations documenting hammerhead, great white, primordial megalodon and gentle nurse sharks, readers will uncover fascinating facts and greater respect and understanding of sharks' abilities to hunt,...

by Lewis Helfand and Naresh Kumar. New Delhi, India: Campfire, 2016

The story of rivalry, collaboration and the long hard journey and years of sacrifice these two men (based on research of many before them) made in unveiling the three-dimensional, double-helical model f...

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