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Books with author Maris Wicks

  • Human Body Theater: A Non-Fiction Revue

    Maris Wicks

    Paperback (First Second, Oct. 6, 2015)
    Welcome to the Human Body Theater, where your master of ceremonies is going to lead you through a theatrical revue of each and every biological system of the human body! Starting out as a skeleton, the MC puts on a new layer of her costume (her body) with each "act." By turns goofy and intensely informative, the Human Body Theater is always accessible and always entertaining. Maris Wicks is a biology nerd, and by the time you've read this book, you will be too! Harnessing her passion for science (and her background as a science educator for elementary and middle-school students), she has created a comics-format introduction to the human body that will make an expert of any reader -- young or old!
  • Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean

    Maris Wicks

    Paperback (First Second, March 29, 2016)
    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!This volume: in Coral Reefs, we learn all about these tiny, adorable sea animals! This absorbing look at ocean science covers the biology of coral reefs as well as their ecological importance. Nonfiction comics genius Maris Wicks brings to bear her signature combination of hardcore cuteness and in-depth science.
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  • Human Body Theater: A Non-Fiction Revue

    Maris Wicks

    Hardcover (First Second, Oct. 6, 2015)
    Welcome to the Human Body Theater, where your master of ceremonies is going to lead you through a theatrical revue of each and every biological system of the human body! Starting out as a skeleton, the MC puts on a new layer of her costume (her body) with each "act." By turns goofy and intensely informative, the Human Body Theater is always accessible and always entertaining. Maris Wicks is a biology nerd, and by the time you've read this book, you will be too! Harnessing her passion for science (and her background as a science educator for elementary and middle-school students), she has created a comics-format introduction to the human body that will make an expert of any reader -- young or old!
  • Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean

    Maris Wicks

    Hardcover (First Second, March 29, 2016)
    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!This volume: in Coral Reefs, we learn all about these tiny, adorable sea animals! This absorbing look at ocean science covers the biology of coral reefs as well as their ecological importance. Nonfiction comics genius Maris Wicks brings to bear her signature combination of hardcore cuteness and in-depth science.
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  • To Mars via The Moon An Astronomical Story

    Mark Wicks

    eBook
    This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  • Human Body Theater: A Non-Fiction Revue

    Maris Wicks

    eBook (First Second, Oct. 6, 2015)
    Welcome to the Human Body Theater, where your master of ceremonies is going to lead you through a theatrical revue of each and every biological system of the human body! Starting out as a skeleton, the MC puts on a new layer of her costume (her body) with each "act." By turns goofy and intensely informative, the Human Body Theater is always accessible and always entertaining. Maris Wicks is a biology nerd, and by the time you've read this book, you will be too! Harnessing her passion for science (and her background as a science educator for elementary and middle-school students), she has created a comics-format introduction to the human body that will make an expert of any reader -- young or old!
  • Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean

    Maris Wicks

    eBook (First Second, March 29, 2016)
    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!This volume: in Coral Reefs, we learn all about these tiny, adorable sea animals! This absorbing look at ocean science covers the biology of coral reefs as well as their ecological importance. Nonfiction comics genius Maris Wicks brings to bear her signature combination of hardcore cuteness and in-depth science.
  • Human Body Theater by Maris Wicks

    Maris Wicks

    Paperback (First Second, Oct. 6, 2015)
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  • Human Body Theater by Maris Wicks

    Maris Wicks

    Unknown Binding (First Second, March 24, 1716)
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  • To Mars Via the Moon: An Astronomical Story

    Mark Wicks

    Paperback (Dodo Press, July 17, 2009)
    Science fiction novel from 1911 by Mark Wicks (1852-1935) who also wrote Organ Building for Amateurs (1887). "IN the course of my experience as an occasional lecturer during the past twelve years, I have been much impressed by the keen interest evinced, even by the most unlettered persons, when astronomical subjects are dealt with in plain untechnical language which they can really grasp and understand. "
  • To Mars via the moon;: An astronomical story

    Mark Wicks

    Paperback (Arno Press, March 15, 1975)
    Travelers to Mars find a cordial welcome and discover the Martians' great secret of reincarnation.
  • Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean by Maris Wicks

    Maris Wicks

    Hardcover (First Second, Aug. 16, 1795)
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