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Teen government scientists go on funny missions and adventures and use their knowledge of STEM to save the day!

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About the Graphic Novel
Written for middle school readers from 9 to 14 years old, The Whiz Kids from DARPA shows the first 10 stories of a group of young teens who go on missions and adventures using Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to overcome challenges and obstacles. The group is also an example of diversity, comprised of an Asian leader on the Autism spectrum, a transgender computer hacker, a Hawaiian born African American genius engineer, a Latinx linguist and former spy and a biologist who also happens to be a talking bear!

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Every story highlights one or more real-life scientific concept, discovery or invention. In fact, each episode ends with a "Science Facts" section. Topics include:

  • Ground freezing used in construction
  • Bone marrow transplants
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Body chemistry as communication
  • Gender dysphoria

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Ramon Gil teaches art, design, visual storytelling and making comics at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Yeshiva University in New York City. He is the creator of Truer Than Trousdale, Scifies, Everybody Has a Hero and more. Ramon is also the organizer of Diversity Comic Con and is available for Author Events in NY, NJ, PA, CT, RI and MA.

Purchasing Details
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Science, Adventure
Grade Reader: 6-9
Format: Soft Cover, Color
Pages: 100
Size: 6x9
Printer/Distributor: Ingram
ISBN: 978-1-7923-6163-0
Price: $15.99 (50% off for retailers, libraries and schools)
Contact ramonsgil@gmail.com

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