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Beneath the Surface: A Race Against Time

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902363

Even with no visible water present, the team discovers a vast ocean that stretches deep beneath the surface of Mars. While Malcolm imagines the aquatic Martians who live there to be uniquely adapted to the dark, their technology proves to not be as versatile. The temperatures drop dramatically, freezing the water around them and fixing their submarine in ice. Now it's up to science and creativity to free them from their frozen limbo--or they risk being stuck down there forever. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Meteor Shower: Seeking Shelter

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902332

An adventurous team explores the Mars plains, which is littered with impact craters as far as the eye can see. As Malcolm imagines the region filled with gentle giants who travel in herds, Daniela analyzes the soil and makes a startling realization--a meteor shower is due to occur on the very day that they've arrived! With the clock ticking, the team must use science and creativity to quickly build a shelter before the sky rains down on them. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Rising Tide of Lava: Chaos on Mars

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902370

An adventurous team discovers why the chaos terrain of Mars is so chaotic when waves of lava flow over the land, trapping them on a ridge. With the magma rising, Malcolm imagines the region as a migratory haven for the birds of Mars, and through this creative perspective, Dr. Thomas crafts a device that will help them escape the lava field--by flying over it! This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Sand Seas of Mars: Repairing the Rover

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902318

The rover Perseverance is damaged and stranded in the windswept sand seas of Mars. The team of interplanetary explorers locates the rover, but Dr. Thomas is unable to repair it in the field without the necessary parts. Malcolm and Daniela volunteer to return to basecamp to retrieve the parts. On their journey, Malcolm's imagination dreams up some of the Martians who may have adapted to live in the harsh alien environment. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Brain Terrain: When Lightning Strikes

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902356

Mesmerized by the unique landscape of the brain terrain, Malcolm imagines the type of Martians that could have adapted to life along the complex ridges that wrinkle the landscape. Stranded a long way from camp, the team must harness the energy from a sudden electrical storm to power their vehicle, all while playing it safe in the Mars lightning that surrounds them. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Terror-Forming Mars: The Journey Back Home

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902387

As an adventurous team prepares to return to Earth from Mars, they break down their camp and make notes about how to improve the livable conditions of Mars for both future explorers and long-term sustainable life. The subject of terraforming intrigues Malcolm, and through this lesson, he imagines the kinds of Mars insects that would find their way into future homes, much like the spiders and ants of Earth today. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Stuck in the Mud: Search and Rescue

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902349

An adventurous team inspects a series of volcanoes on Mars but these puzzling structures erupt with mud instead of lava. When Daniela gets too close to one of the formations, her beloved biologist field kit falls in, sinking beneath the surface. Dr. Thomas tries to use science and technology to retrieve the kit, but in the end, it's Malcolm's creativity that saves the day, thanks in large part to the fanciful Martians who he imagines live in and around the mud volcanoes. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Lost on Mars: Getting Back to Basecamp

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902325

Three interplanetary explorers arrive at the yardangs of Mars, a series of spellbinding rocky ridges that have been shaped by centuries of wind erosion. But the team runs into trouble when their portable navigation device gets damaged! Surrounded by inhospitable landscape, the explorers must rely on their knowledge of the animal navigation or risk getting stranded. As the team brainstorms ideas, Malcolm sketches out and imagines the yardangs as a haven for Martian predators. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Top Secret: ZooLu

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172883

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: ZooLu focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Lulu Zielinski, aka ZooLu, as she attempts to create an evil plant-animal hybrid. But she fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about basic plant biology. It's hard to create a new plant-animal hybrid if you don't know basic biology! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Reverb

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172852

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Reverb focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Ricardo Verboza, aka Reverb, as he attempts to seek revenge using super sonic sound. But he fails miserably due to his lack of knowledge about how sound travels. It's hard to shatter City Hall using sound if you don't know the science behind it! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Pharmer

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172890

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Pharmer focuses on the blundering would-be evil villian Dr. Phineas, Armour, aka Pharmer, as he attempts to infect the residents of The City with the common cold and charge all the citizens for the cure. But he fails miserably due to his lack of knowledge about bacteria, viruses, and medicine. It's hard to infect people if you don't know how infections and medications work! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: MechaNix

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172845

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: MechaNix focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Megan Nicks, aka MechaNix, as she attempts to seek revenge by building a larger-than-life robot kitty. But she fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about robotics. It's hard to unleash your robot if you don't know how to properly build one! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Hackster

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172821

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Hackster focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Hank Sterns, aka Hackster, as he tries his hardest to hack into The City Bank. But he fails miserably due to his lack of understanding how to code. It's hard to hack a bank using computer programming if you don't know basic coding! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Dyna

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172838

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Dyna focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Blaire Stope, aka Dyna, as she attempts to seek revenge by blowing up a bridge. But she fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about controlled demolitions and bridges. It's hard to blow up a bridge if you don't know the science behind it! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Crypto

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172869

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Crypto focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Crystal P. Toyama, aka Crypto, as she attempts to seek revenge using blockchain. But he fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about how blockchain technology works. It's hard to take over a city and own all its land using blockchain technology if you don't understand it! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: ChemX

D.C. London (autho, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172876

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: ChemX focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Chet Michael Xavier, aka ChemX, as he attempts to take over The City by making its water supply highly acidic. But he fails miserably due to his lack of knowledge about basic chemistry. It's hard to take over a city using chemistry if you don't know the basics! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.