Make Way for Animals!: An Author Interview with Meeg Pincus

Around the world, roads and highways have cut through natural spaces. As a result, wild animals are cut off from the resources they need to survive. Make Way for Animals!: A World of Wildlife Crossings explores the creative solutions engineers and wildlife biologists have found to save both animal and human lives and help preserve ecosystems.

Today author Meeg Pincus joins us to share her inspiration for this nonfiction picture book, her research process, and more!

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Animal Book Roundup: Critters, Creatures, and Creepy Crawlies!

From the adorable to the fascinatingly frightening, animals continue to captivate readers. Whether you’re looking for books to support science curriculum or are seeking fascinating nonfiction to appease animal lovers in your library, our roundup below includes titles readers of all ages will love.

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When Comics and Science Intersect

In the following post, designer Mary Ross shares her experience working on the Medical Breakthroughs graphic novel series and explores why the graphic novel medium offers a unique way to teach history and science!

Page illustrated by Josep Rural

Like many designers, I am and always have been a very visual person, naturally drawn to the medium of a graphic novels to explain complex ideas. I was also raised in a household with a parent working in the medical field. Growing up, these two worlds intersected and entwined themselves into a combination that influenced how I design today; clean and precise, with all the right information shown in an easy-to-understand way, as best I can. While these two worlds are not normally mutually exclusive, I was giddy at the thought of combining a subject as austere as the medical field with the format of something as visual and engaging as a graphic novel.

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