Fred & Marjorie: A Doctor, a Dog, and the Discovery of Insulin

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7.0 X 10.0 X 0.5 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

DEBORAH KERBEL a écrit des livres pour les jeunes adultes, les préadolescents et les lecteurs débutants. Ses romans ont été présélectionnés pour les Prix littéraires du Gouverneur général, le prix du livre de l'année pour les jeunes adultes de l'Association canadienne des bibliothèques et le Manitoba Young Reader's Choice Award. Elle vit à Toronto avec son mari, ses deux adolescents et Freddie, leur chien adopté. DEBORAH KERBEL is an author of young adult, middle grade, and primary reader books. Her novels have been shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award, the Canadian Library Association YA Book of the Year, and the Manitoba Young Reader's Choice Award. She lives in Toronto with her husband, two teens, and a rescue dog named Freddie.

ANGELA POON is a freelance illustrator and comic artist and living in Mississauga, Ontario. She is a graduate of Sheridan College's Bachelor of Illustration program.


"A remarkably fascinating and poignant story ... A great STEM book."-- "The Picture Book Buzz"
"This book is a great introduction to a topic that many readers might not be aware of ... A great addition."-- "School Library Connection"
"Chronicles a medical breakthrough that has saved the lives of millions of children ... A laudably frank, sensitive account."-- "School Library Journal - STARRED REVIEW"
"A delightful graphic novel biography ... Kerbel and illustrator Poon
make great use of the graphic medium to convey details in pictures."
"[A] heartwarming story about how insulin was discovered as a treatment for diabetes."-- "Kiss the Book"
"In both the writing and artwork, this is a story effectively told in an attractive and accessible way."-- "Booklist"
"Readers will want to dig deeper into this true story of canine heroes and lifesaving science."-- "Kirkus Reviews"