Genetics with Nettie and Friends is an exploration of chromosomal disorders and its place within children's literature. The book provides a comprehensive examination the genetic composition of Downs syndrome, Williams Syndrome, and Duchenne muscular dystrophy at a level to increase understanding in children. This paper provides an insight to the development and construction of the children's book that is available for purchase on Barnes and Noble as well as why representation of genetic disorders in children's literature is needed.
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Soule, Erin and Burland, Madeleine Gray, "Genetics with Nettie and Friends: an Exploration of Genetics in Children's Literature" (2019). Honors Projects. 551.
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