Cartoons for Class

Cartoons that deliver nonfiction content and concepts, selected by RCL editors. Resources for College Libraries (RCL) features core titles for academic libraries, curated by Choice/ACRL subject specialists. In Syndetics Unbound, RCL Librarians recommend a selection of the 90,000+ titles available at

Updated January 4, 2024
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The cartoon guide to algebra
Gonick, Larry
In this latest edition to the successful Cartoon Guide series, master cartoonist and former Harvard instructor Larry Gonick offers a complete and up-to-date illustrated course to help students understand and learn this core mathematical course taught in American schools.
The cartoon guide to physics
Gonick, Larry.
If you think a negative charge is something that shows up on your credit card bill -- if you imagine that Ohm's Law dictates how long to meditate -- if you believe that Newtonian mechanics will fix your car -- you need The Cartoon Guide to Physics to set you straight. You don't...
The cartoon guide to statistics
Gonick, Larry.
If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy.
The cartoon introduction to economics
Klein, Grady.
The award-winning illustrator Grady Klein has paired up with the world's only stand-up economist, Yoram Bauman, PhD, to take the dismal out of the dismal science. From the optimizing individual to game theory to price theory, The Cartoon Introduction to Economics is the most digestible,...
Graphic medicine manifesto
Czerwiec, MK
This inaugural volume in the Graphic Medicine series establishes the principles of graphic medicine and begins to map the field. The volume combines scholarly essays by members of the editorial team with previously unpublished visual narratives by Ian Williams and MK Czerwiec, and it includes...
The lady doctor
Williams, Ian (Physician)
Lois Pritchard, a general practitioner at the Welsh Llangandida Health Centre and part-time staff at her local Genitourinary Medicine (GUM) clinic, is a forty-year-old, divorced, sarcastic smoker who by her own admission is "not very good with relationships." But when her estranged mother makes a...
Leading meetings and teams : manga for success
Tani, Masumi
LEARN TO FACILITATE PRODUCTIVE MEETINGS AND BUILD HIGH-PERFORMING TEAMS WITH MANGA FOR SUCCESS! Shigeo, an employee of a building material manufacturing company, is sent to a regional office to improve sales. Along the way, he encounters challenges engaging with the local team but,...
The manga guide to statistics
Takahashi, Shin.
Think you can't have fun learning statistics? Think again. The Manga Guide to Statistics will teach you everything you need to know about this essential discipline, while entertaining you at the same time. With its unique combination of Japanese-style comics called manga and serious educational...

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