Spring 2022

Incubators

A Graphic History

From the Series Medical Breakthroughs

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

When babies are born early, they often have trouble surviving. But special containers called incubators help babies grow by keeping them warm and protected.

At first, people in the medical world were skeptical about incubators. But some trailblazing doctors believed in the technology—and put it on display across Europe and the United States. “Incubator exhibits” showed the public how incubators saved lives. The controversial displays led people to accept this medical innovation. Meet the doctors who invented the incubator, and follow the incubator’s fascinating rise with this graphic history.

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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: Life Science/Health and Human Body, STEM: Technology
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2022-01-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF062020, JNF051170, JNF019040
Dewey 618.92/011
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 640
Guided Reading Level W
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Source notes

Reviews

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“[D]elivers a surprising amount of information in an accessible, attractive package.”—Booklist

Author: Paige V. Polinsky

Paige Polinsky is a writer, copy editor, and professional freelancer based in Minnesota. She writes across many industries, from children's nonfiction to veterinary medicine. She is interested in the judicial system and loves to apply her skills to the legal field.

Illustrator: Josep Rural

Josep Rural is a European illustrator who has worked on popular science projects such as medical apps and books about diseases. He has also worked on several European comic magazines and currently works for various humorous publications.