Author/Publisher/Website: Atwood, M.
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: May/2017
Primary Identifier: 9781506700632
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses:
10-12 (View recommended grades/subjects/courses)
This Margaret Atwood graphic novel, suitable for grades 10-12, tells the story of Strig, a researcher who is working on a serum that will allow for genetic mutation to help end diseases. When he spills the serum on himself, it merges his DNA with that of a cat and an owl. The antagonist, his boss, secretly plans to use the serum to develop a rat army to take over the Earth. Useful in literature circles, the graphic novel is engaging and compelling, especially for reluctant readers, and could be used as a starting point for discussions on the medium of graphic novels and the topic of superheroes. +Read More...