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Building Blocks of Life Science

  • $396.00 (AUD)
Building Blocks of Life Science
Building Blocks of Life ScienceBuilding Blocks of Life Science




“Combining well-written text with a graphic-novel format, this innovative series supplies adolescents with authoritative information about the human body…Although somewhat unconventional because of its format, this series will be a welcome addition to most collections.” - School Library Journal, April 2014

Volumes:  8

Description:

The Building Blocks of Life Science volumes feature whimsical characters to guide the reader through each topic.  This series is perfect for students across a spectrum of reading comprehension and science mastery levels.

Building Blocks of Life Science was created by the same author and illustrator team used for the Building Blocks of Physical Science and Building Blocks of Mathematics.
The illustrator's name is Sam Hiti, and he publishes science fiction comics that have received a lot of acclaim in the comics world.
The writer, Joe Midthun, is a screenwriter and documentary filmmaker with an extensive knowledge of the comics language.

Key features:

  • Humorous comics-style art
  • Photo spreads
  • Glossary and index in each volume
  • Key word emphasis
  • Reflects key learning areas within the Australian (ACARA) and New Zealand curricula.

Titles:

  • Cells to Organ Systems
  • The Circulatory System
  • The Digestive and Urinary Systems
  • The Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
  • Fighting Sickness
  • The Nervous System
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Skeletal and Muscular Systems

ISBN:  978-0-7166-1840-9

Awards & Reviews:
“Combining well-written text with a graphic-novel format, this innovative series supplies adolescents with authoritative information about the human body…Although somewhat unconventional because of its format, this series will be a welcome addition to most collections.”
School Library Journal, April 2014

"...the combination of simple text, clear illustrations, and cartoonlike characters makes this a useful and uncommonly accessible series."
Booklist, March 2014


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