¿Qué le pasa al papá de Tiffany?
¿Qué le pasa al papá de Tiffany?

¿Qué le pasa al papá de Tiffany?

Los Medikidz explican el melanoma

12+

Medikidz Explain [Cancer XYZ]

JUVENILE NONFICTION

32 Pages, 6.5 x 10

Formats: Hardcover

Hardcover, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: April 2013

ISBN 9781604430332

Price: $14.95
 
 

Overview

Melanoma skin cancer is explained in graphic novel format in this informative story that makes the science behind cancer accessible to young readers. The Medikidz are larger-than-life superheroes who live in Mediland, a living, moving virtual world within the human body. Each character is an expert on one component of human anatomy and the role it plays in fighting the disease. Using their extensive combined knowledge, the Medikidz conduct a journey through Mediland, exploring complex medical issues with a language and visual style that is attractive to tweens and teens. Appropriate humor and adventure are blended with accurate facts, so readers can understand melanoma and its causes.Se explica el melanoma, el cáncer de la piel, mediante formato de novela gráfica en esta historia informativa que hace asequible para los jóvenes lectores la ciencia detrás del cáncer. Los Medikidz son un grupo de superhéroes extraordinarios que viven en Mediland, un mundo virtual y viviente dentro del cuerpo humano. Cada personaje es experto en un componente de la anatomía humana y el papel que juega en combatir la enfermedad. Combinando sus extensivas inteligencias, los Medikidz hacen un recorrido de Mediland, explorando complejos temas médicos con un lenguaje y un estilo visual que es atractivo para los jóvenes. Un humor apropiado y un espíritu aventurero son combinados con información científica precisa para que los lectores puedan entender el melanoma y sus causas.

Author Biography

Kim Chilman-Blair, BSc, MB ChB, is a medical writer and the founder and CEO of Medikidz, a company dedicated to providing peer-reviewed health information in comic book form to young people. She is the author of the Medikidz series. Shawn deLoache is the lead graphic novelist for the children's health education series Medikidz and the author of the young adult novel Good Man. He lives in New York City.