Author Archives: agnieszka

Hockey: How It Works

My first of two books in the How It Works series. It explains the science behind hockey — the slap shots, glove saves, and the true purpose of the Zamboni. Published by Capstone Press.

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Exploring Titanic: An Isabel Soto History Adventure

My graphic novel about time-traveling archaeologist and world explorer, Dr. Isabel Soto, who travels to 1912 to learn first hand about the tragedy of the Titanic. Published by Capstone Press. Named a 2010 Young Adult Top Forty Fiction Title by … Continue reading

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Uncovering Mummies: An Isabel Soto Archaeology Adventure

My graphic novel about time-traveling archaeologist and world explorer, Dr. Isabel Soto, who travels to ancient Egypt to uncover the secrets of the mummies. Published by Capstone Press. Named a 2010 Young Adult Top Forty Fiction Title by the Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Understanding Viruses with Max Axiom, Super Scientist

Another one of my Max Axiom graphic novels follows Max as he explains viruses. Published by Capstone Press.

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The Powerful World of Energy with Max Axiom, Super Scientist

Another of my Max Axiom graphic novels, this follows Max on an adventure where he explains the science behind energy. Published by Capstone Press.

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a feverish world

The debate about global warming appears to be pretty much over. A majority of climate scientists now agree that it’s occurring and there seems no end to the accumulating evidence that rising temperatures are causing changes all over the planet. … Continue reading

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polar ice feels the heat

Can you feel the world getting warmer? Maybe you can’t, but ice across the planet’s surface has certainly been feeling the heat, according to new reports. Indeed, the dramatic shrinkage of Arctic ice—and at some spots, its seasonal near disappearance—is … Continue reading

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monkey math

You add like a monkey. No, really. Recent experiments with rhesus macaques suggest that monkeys do high-speed addition in much the same way as people do. Duke University researchers Elizabeth Brannon and Jessica Cantlon tested college students’ ability to add … Continue reading

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Understanding Global Warming with Max Axiom, Super Scientist

Another Max Axiom graphic novel follows Max as he helps readers understand the complexities of global warming. Published by Capstone Press. Selected by the Society of School Librarians International as a 2008 Honor Book Award Winner.

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A Journey into Adaptation with Max Axiom, Super Scientist

Another Max Axiom graphic novel, this volume follows Max on an adventure where he explains the science behind biological adaptation. Published by Capstone Press. Named a 2007 Young Adult Top Forty Nonfiction Title by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association, winner … Continue reading

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