The brain : the ultimate thinking machine (Science Comics) by Woollcott, Tory (#1450BP4)


The brain : the ultimate thinking machine (Science Comics)

by Woollcott, Tory; illustrated by Graudins, Alex
Paperback First Second, 2018


From the Publisher
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!In this volume, a young girl named Fahama needs to learn about the brain as fast as possible in order to escape from the clutches of a mad scientist and his zombie assistant! How did the brain evolve? How do we remember things? What makes you, YOU? In THE Brain, get an inside look at the most advanced operating system in the world . . . if you have the nerve!
Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist starred, 11/15/18
  • Kirkus Reviews, 09/01/18
  • School Library Journal, 10/01/18
Product Details
  • Publisher: First Second
  • Publication Date: October 16, 2018
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: Science comics
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Dewey: 612.8
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 121 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Tracings: Graudins, Alex, illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 1-62672-801-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-62672-801-1
  • LCCN: 2017-957416
  • Follett Number: 1450BP4
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 4.0
  • ATOS Book Level: 6
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 2
  • AR Quiz: 500705EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 6.3
  • Reading Counts Points: 5
  • Lexile: GN800L