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A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality: From Alchemy to Avatars

by Maria Birmingham; Josh Holinaty (illus.)

61V8qZ4jyIL._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality Maria Birmingham October 2015In this humorous but informative non-fiction title for middle graders, Maria Birmingham takes a look at the various ways in which humans have tried to escape death – permanently – throughout the ages. Incorporating science, myth, and technology, the author fills the book with fun facts and thought-provoking info in a manner that is sure to pique the interest of even the least morbid kids. Illustrator Josh Holinaty’s quirky images have a retro-comics feel, complementing the text with eye-pleasing visual elements.