GERMS by Lesa Cline-Ransome is an informational picture book exploring the world of germs.
This colorfully illustrated text describes the history of germs, the scientists who learned about them and the different types of germs. It stresses both the good and bad that germs do. The author’s conversational style and the illustrator engaging visuals will appeal to young readers. The book concludes with additional information and a glossary.
Librarians will find this informational picture book to be a useful resource to the science collection. It could also serve as a read-aloud book to introduce students to the science of germs. Ask students to learn about one of the diseases introduced in the book.
To learn more about the author, go to http://lesaclineransome.com/.
Published by Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan on January 10, 2017. ARC courtesy of the publisher.