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Monstrous : the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters / Carlyn Beccia.

Beccia, Carlyn, (author,, illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria j001.944 BEC (Text) 37521530952102 AMPL Juvenile New Nonfiction Shelf Checked out 11/21/2019
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 001.944 BECC (Text) 39213000887855 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 11/22/2019
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 001.944 BECIA (Text) 39206021584535 J Non-Fiction In process -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library J 001.944 BECIA (Text) 39206021584543 J Non-Fiction In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J 001.944 Beccia (Text) 31208913148427 children new book Checked out 11/25/2019
Shelby Co PL - Morristown Branch J 001.944 BEC (Text) 78731000514949 Junior Informational Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting +001.944 B387 (Text) 51735011978474 Children's department Checked out 11/23/2019
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial ZIONS40493 (Text) ZIONS40493 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781512449167
  • ISBN: 1512449164
  • Physical Description: 149 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 28 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-145) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: the magic of science -- The science of the monstrous -- Frankenstein's monster -- Dracula -- Zombies -- King Kong -- Werewolves -- The kraken -- Bigfoot -- Godzilla -- A geologic time scale -- When science is wrong.
Summary, etc.:
Carlyn Beccia presents werewolves, vampires, zombies and more as you've never seen them. Discover the origins of eight scream-worthy monsters, find out how major historical events shaped their creation, and delve into the science behind these fearful beasts. Engrossing (and gross!) timelines, maps, and infographics offer essential information-including the zombie virus life cycle and how to survive Godzilla's nuclear breath.
Target Audience Note:
Age 9-14.
Grade 4 to 6.
Subject: Monsters > Juvenile literature.
Science > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.

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