Too often students lose academic ground during the summer when they fail to keep their minds in motion as well as their bodies. Here is a list of fun graphic novels that will not only keep them reading, but this group of books will educate them as well. BOOKLIST ONLINE provides a wide variety of books and topics to choose from. Even the most reluctant reader should be able to find a title to enjoy among these math and science selections.
The featured books are suitable for K-8th grade students. Examples include:
HOWTOONS: THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS! by Saul Griffith and Joost Bonsen–a book chock full of young inventors creations (5-8th).
ZIG AND WIKI IN SOMETHING ATE MY HOMEWORK by Nadja Spiegelman–an alien encounters some earth animals (K-2nd).
BABYMOUSE: DRAGONSLAYER by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm–geometry and arithmetic come in the form of a dragon that Babymouse attempts to conquer(4-6).