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The Amazing Story of Cell Phone Technology: Max Axiom STEM Adventures
This title covers these subjects: Grahpic novels., Cellular telephones., Telephone -- History.
The Amazing Story of Cell Phone Technology: Max Axiom STEM Adventures
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The Amazing Story of Cell Phone Technology: Max Axiom STEM Adventures

by Tammy Enz
Illustrated by Joe St. Pierre

You use your cell phone every day, but how does it actually work? Max Axiom has the answers. Join Max as he explores the science and engineering behind cell phone technology.

GenreGraphic Nonfiction
Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-9
Lexile LevelGN790L
ATOS Level4.9
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #160503
Early Intervention Level26
Text TypeInformational Text
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandGraphic Library
Page Dimensions7" x 9"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $33.32 School/Library Price



School Library Journal - John Peters, Children's Literature Consultant, New York City

"Max Axiom, super scientist and Laurence Fishburne lookalike, returns to explain more modern-tech wonders in this fresh set of graphic novel-style episodes. . . .students with writing assignments will get plenty of help from the lucid explanations, clearly labeled diagrams, and end matter, which includes additional facts and critical-thinking questions." - School Library Journal

September 1, 2013

Horn Book, Nonfiction Notes

"...[in] a dynamic graphic-novel format, superhero scientist Max Axiom presents a simplified description of the science and technology behind cell phones and other radio devices, including the insides of a phone, the sending and receiving of radio waves, and the cellular grid system that transmits signals." - Horn Book, Nonfiction Notes

November 24, 2014

Tammy Enz

Tammy Enz

Tammy Enz became a civil engineer because of her awe of the massive steel bridges that spanned the Mississippi River. She just had to figure out how they worked. Today, she still likes tinkering and figuring out how things work. When she isn't tinkering, she fixes up old houses and conducts experiments in her garden and kitchen. Most of all, she loves reading books about anything and everything and asking 'why?'

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