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The Earth-Shaking Facts about Earthquakes with Max Axiom, Super Scientist (Graphic Science) Paperback


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 - 14 years
  • Grade Level: 3 - 4
  • Lexile Measure: GN 790L (What's this?)
  • Series: Graphic Science
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Graphic Library; 1st edition (January 1, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1429617594
  • ISBN-13: 978-1429617598
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 7 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #679,337 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Winner of the 2008 Teachers' Choice Award for Children's Books --Learning Magazine, September 2007

Solid science and decent graphic-novel style illustrations are the basis for the series.  In Forces and Motion, to represent motion, some of the illustrations are blurred which may be off-putting to some.  The More About section of each book sums up the topic.  Inset boxes address vocabulary, interesting facts, and famous people.  Web sites are accessed through FactHound.  The action and story line are easy-to-follow, even for those not raised on graphic novels.  These should be a welcome addition to a collection and will be enjoyed by students who like graphic formats, science, and ESOL and Special Education populations.  Bibliography. Glossary.  Index.  Recommended. --Library Media Connection; Vol. 26, No. 2; Page 88, October 2007

Finalist of the 2007 Distinguished Achievement Award --Association of Educational Publishers, June 2007

About the Author

Katherine Krohn is the author of many books for young readers, including biographies, fiction, and graphic science and history books. Her books on supernatural subjects include Haunted Houses (Capstone Press) and Fortune Telling (Kidhaven Press). Krohn was born in Germany and grew up in the Detroit area. She now lives in the Pacific Northwest, home of many reported bigfoot sightings.

Tod Smith grew up in Rhode Island, where he attended the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art. He started working in comics in the 1980s, and has been an illustrator for comics and books ever since. He loves to play music in his free time, and when he was in middle school, the Beatles inspired him to start to play the guitar. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Candace.

More About the Author

Katherine Elizabeth Krohn is an award-winning author of books for K-12 readers. Her publications include biographies, fiction, graphic books, science and history books, and metaphysical titles.


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