Cell Phones and Smartphones
A Graphic History
From the Series Amazing Inventions
Cell phones allowed people to connect on the go, and smartphones have transformed the way we share information. From the earliest landlines to the minicomputers that link people across the world, discover the shifts in phone technology that shaped modern communication—and the people who made them happen. This graphic history also shows readers the big changes in design, size, and battery life that took place before mobile phones hit the center of popular culture.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Graphic Novels, Science|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Engineering, STEM: Technology|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF062020, JNF061010, JNF012000|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||V|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, Source notes, Table of contents, and Websites|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“The graphic novel format and choice of high interest topics will keep these books in constant circulation.”—School Library Journal
Author: Blake Hoena
Blake Hoena has written more than one hundred books for children, including an original graphic novel series, Eek & Ack, and graphic novel retellings of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Peter Pan. Blake lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with his wife, two dogs, two cats, and hundreds of comics.
Illustrator: Ceej Rowland
Ceej Rowland is a freelance illustrator with over ten years of experience. He loves new challenges and lives in England.