In Search of the Fog Zombie
A Mystery about Matter
From the Series Summer Camp Science Mysteries
When campers arrive at Camp Dakota, rumors start flying. The Fog Zombie is on the prowl, moaning and creeping through the thick fog that often settles on the lake. At first, the kids don’t believe the rumors—until they find mysterious clues leading to the zombie! Can the campers track down the Fog Zombie with their science smarts? Or will it find them first?
Look in the back of the book for experiments and more to help you become a science detective too!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Graphic Novels, Science|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.2|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|BISACS||JUV008120, JUV029010, JUV032170|
|Dimensions||6 x 8.5|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||148972|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Activities, Author/Illustrator biography, Experiments, Glossary, Original artwork, Reviewed, Sidebars, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
Author: Lynda Beauregard
Lynda Beauregard wrote her first story when she was seven years old, and hasn't stopped writing since. She also likes to teach kids how to swim, design websites, direct racecars out onto the track, and throw super balls for her cat, Becca. She lives near Detroit with her two lovely daughters, who are doing their best to turn her hair grey.
Illustrator: Der-shing Helmer
Der-shing Helmer is a high school biology teacher who originally went to college to learn about reptiles. After she graduated she decided to try teaching instead. In her spare time she likes to write and draw comics and read a variety of books!
Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!
Summer Camp Science Mysteries
Camp Dakota sure is full of mysteries. A group of friends at summer camp use science concepts to solve a mystery in each of these full-color graphic novels. The stories illustrate problem-solving thought processes and integrate third- through fifth-grade science concepts, while sidebar… View available downloads →
“Positioning science in real-life situations… is a strong point of this series.” —Library Media Connection
“These books are a fun way to teach basic science, and they are particularly good for readers who struggle with gleaning information from wordy textbooks…. Imagine a Scooby-Doo episode with Velma in charge and you get the feel for this brainy way to solve a mystery.” —School Library Journal
“The frequent informational asides and suggested experiments (both in the story and in the addenda) should prove fun and fascinating for the curious. The art skillfully suggests enthusiasm through animated facial expressions, and its cartoon aesthetic imbues the story with a light touch.” —Booklist
“Budding ‘braaaiiinnns’ may be tempted to repeat some of the experiments for themselves.” —Kirkus Reviews