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Booklist: Adventures Through Aphantasia: When The Mind is Blind

The Brain Is Kind of a Big Deal a book by Nick Seluk
The Brain Is Kind of a Big Deal a book by Nick Seluk, by Nick Seluk (4-8). Anthropomorphicized body parts help sing the praises of the hard-working brain in this comics-style picture book. Nonfiction.
Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot! a book by Cece Bell, by Cece Bell (4-8). Creating absurd confusion among his friends over manners misunderstandings, Brain doesn’t quite live up to his name in this illustrated early reader series introduction. Fiction.
The Magnificent Makers #2: Brain Trouble a book by Theanne Griffith and Reggie Brown, by Theanne Griffith and Reggie Brown (6-8). Violet and Pablo re-enter the Maker Maze during the brain fair at their school, learning all about the brain through puzzles and teamwork. Fiction.
Wow in the World: The How and Wow of the Human Body: From Your Tongue to Your Toes and All the Guts in Between a book by Mindy Thomas, Guy Raz, and Jack Teagle, by Mindy Thomas, Guy Raz and Jack Teagle (6+). Tour the body with the Tinkercast crew in this fully illustrated, fact-filled and hilarious pick. Nonfiction.
Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine a book by Tory Woollcott and Alex Graudins, by Tori Woollcott and Alex Graudins (8+). When a mad scientist and his zombie assistant kidnap Fahama to steal her brain, she has to put it to overtime use to escape. Nonfiction.
This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes: How Science Is Tackling Unconscious Bias a book by Tanya Lloyd Kyi and Drew Shannon, by Tanya Lloyd Kyi (8+). An introduction to the secret biases in our brains as well as the science behind stereotypes and our sense of self. Nonfiction.