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With a focus on rare diseases, inclusion and disability, BookLab publishes scientific books for the public. Our publications are developed in collaboration with scientists, artists and writers. Available in several languages, many of our publications are distributed for free in numerous countries. For more information, download our catalogue.

Diabetes

My Life Beyond is a free collection of comic books created by a patient and his physician. Discover Emily enjoying her life despite her...

Neurofibromatosis #1

My Life Beyond is a free collection of comic books created by a patient and a physician. Discover the story of Leo who lives with...

Vaccines

My Life Beyond is a free collection of comic books created by a patient and his physician. Discover this original story on...

Hugo and Chloé, the elder boars

Children of Genetics is a series of free books for children about rare diseases. In this story, a family of boar protects their child from a rare...

Arnaud, the Little Sparrow

Children of Genetics is a series of free books for children about rare diseases. In this story, Arnaud’s brain gradually ceases function...

Milou, the Little Wolf

Children of Genetics is a series of free books for children about rare diseases. In this story, Milou has trouble speaking and...

Uncovering Rare Disease

In this special edition, AAAS/Science Magazine has compiled all of the conversations published in 2021 in The Rare Disease...

Rare Disease Gazette #10

In this Rare Disease Gazette some experts discussed about combating the fragmentation of data and...

Little Issue #10

Little issue is a free magazine for children living in underserved communities. It contains scientific and educative...

Little Issue #9

Little issue is a free magazine for children living in underserved communities. It contains various scientific and educative...

Little Issue #8

Little issue is a free magazine for children living in underserved communities. It contains various scientific and educative...

Little Issue #7

Little issue is a free magazine for children living in underserved communities. It contains various educative and scientific...

The Transformation

Do you know chair rugby? Discover the story of a parathlete playing this incredible parasport in this manga, last story of a...

Little Issue #6

Little issue is a free magazine for children living in underserved communities with various educative activities. Discover here...

The Race of a Lifetime

Discover the story of a parathlete tackling all obstacles in this free manga book, first story of a...

Deciphering the difference

This scientific and historical book explains how people with disabilities lived in the past and invites us to build more inclusive...

Little Issue #5

Little issue is a free magazine for children living in underserved communities with various educative activities. Discover here...

The Boccia Mountain

Do you know Boccia? Discover the story of a parathlete playing this incredible parasport in this manga, first story of a...

The Rare Disease Gazette#9

In this new issue, some world’s leading experts re-imagined rare disease detection. You can also learn more about the Human Genome Project and our movies'...

Book Lab – Survey

Thank you for sharing with us your thoughts about our free books. This little survey will help us in the development of the upcoming...

Living with a Rare Disease Worldwide

This free book, made in collaboration with National Press Foundation, gather press articles on people living with a rare disease in the...

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Disasters and other Traumatic Events

This free guide will help you to identify the signs of depression and give you guidelines to help children and teenagers facing...

The Rare Disease Gazette#8

In this new Rae Disease Gazette we discussed about future pathway, from detection to diagnosis to treatment of rare diseases....

Autism

This free comic book has been developed by patients, physicians and author-illustrator Hey Gee. Discover the story of Tracy who is...

Leukemia

This free comic book has been developed by patients, physicians and illustrator Hey Gee. Discover the story of Amy whi is fighting...

Bullying

This free comic book has been developed by patients, Mayo Clinic physicians and author-illustrator Hey Gee. Discover the story of Alex, who was...

The Rare Disease Gazette#7

In this rare disease gazette, world’s leading experts discussed on the role of primary care in detection and diagnosis of rare...

Sacha The Little Cat

Suffering from a neuromuscular disease, Sacha will gradually lose the use of his legs. But, his wheelchair will not prevent him from continuing to play with his...

Merlin, The Little Feline

Diagnostic error is devastating for people with rare diseases and their families. To understand her son’s differences, Mother Lion relentlessly travels the African...

Marie, The Little Mouse

Marie has achondroplasia, a genetic condition that prevents her from growing normally. But her small stature will not stand in the way of accomplishing great...

The Rare Disease Gazette #6

In this 6th Rare Disease Gazette, find a discussion with leading experts on the psychological cost of rare disorders for patients, families and...

The Rare Disease Gazette #5

In this issue of our "Rare Disease Gazette", discover a discussion on Artificial Intelligence, which may help rare disease...

Paralympic Games

Discover 3 original manga books on 3 paralympic athletes ! A project made in collaboration with the French Paralympic Sports Committee and 3...

The Rare Disease Gazette#4

In this rare disease gazette, some experts discussed about neonatal testing for rare diseases and discover the history of Rosalind...

The Rare Disease Gazette #3

In this issue of the "Rare Disease Gazette", Fondation Ipsen invited experts to debate on the detection of rare diseases....

The Rare Disease Gazette#2

On this new issue find a conversation with world’s experts on rare disease diagnosis and the history of...

Life with asthma. Your control guide

A collective book containing many tips and practical sheets will help you manage your...

The Rare Disease Gazette #1

Discover the first issue of the Rare Disease...

Ephemeral

Kravin is a test subject for a new technology that implants a chip in the brain to broadcast advertisements during sleep. He is caught up in a frantic race for loyalty...

Warrior Movement Screen 

Developed and produced in collaboration with the US-based non-profit Wounded Warriors Project (501c3), the Warrior Movement Screen features a variety of movement and physical exercises for veterans....

My Science Project 

“I came out of a supermarket in central Washington DC and a man in dark classes asked if I wanted to buy a street paper from him. The vendors of such papers are often homeless or surviving on...

7 Questions to explain Coronavirus to children  

A free book for children answering to the questions that children may ask about the Coronavirus and the reasons for the...

Leave a trace. Spring 2020

This work is a collection of artistic proposals made by individuals during the singular lockdown period....

Story of poliomyelitis

From the first traces in ancient Egypt, to the discovery of vaccines and modern regulations, Florian Delval traces the history of polio, a history rich in discoveries and twists and...

Prosthesis

The long history of prosthesis is inextricably linked to the history of...

Early rehabilitation in conflicts and disasters

This is a translation from English of the guide Early Rehabilitation in Conflicts and Disasters published by Humanity Inclusion in January...

Sexual harassment of women. Climate, culture, and consequences in academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

This book is a translation of the NAS report on sexual harassment of women in academic...

Exercise and physical activity. Your daily guide

Adapted from the Exercise and Physical Activity guide published by the National Institute on Aging at NIH, this book offers many tips and several types of exercises and physical activities to help...

Life with Alzheimer’s Disease. Your caregiver guide

Sometimes, taking care of a person with Alzheimer’s Disease makes you feel good because you are providing love and comfort....

Sleep well. Your guide for a healthy sleep

This book provide many tips and fact sheets will help you get a better quality of sleep and be healthier....

Glass ceiling

“Thank you, good-bye …”, Meredith could not answer otherwise when she was told at the other end that she did not get the job she...

One of a kind

In the industrial group Le Plénier®, Ramona is struggling to find her place. In the hope of finally being recognized for her work as an engineer, she accepts a multi-month mission aboard an oil...

Gender chaos

A young doctor, Nohr works in the emergency room to become a general...

Synapse

“Synapse” is a new generation game console, specialized in virtual...

Post-me

In a world connected 24 hours a day, a teacher, admired by his students, gives life lessons via social...

Little Issue #1

Learn measurements, be cautious about household hazards or explore the wonders of science... Little Issue invites children to discover the world around...

Little Issue #2

Swim safely, make the water clean or win the race against Coronavirus... Little Issue accompanies you for a beginning of the year placed under the sign of...

Little Issue #3

Fill up on surprises, find out why blood is red and memorize basic hygiene gestures in this new issue of Little...

Little Issue #4

Find out what kind of friend you are, learn geometry and good eating habits for good health with this new Little Issue!...

My coloring book

Discover how the human body works while having fun! All the little heroes from the first six albums of the collection are included in a colouring book “Curious Minds”. Hurry up, get your...

Cadherin is looking for a friend. Story of a protein 

Cadherin is a small protein waking up one day and feeling terribly alone near her house named “Golgi”. She refused much longer her loneliness and start a journey across this universe called...

Kimy sounds the alert. Story of the immune system

Kimy is a chemokine living in Alyssa’s body to help her to stay healthy. But, one day there is the red alert! Some bacteria are trying to invade Alyssa’s skin!...

Mister Cancer wants to occupy every space. Story of a disrupted cell

Everything was fine in the human body until the day when a cell multiplied itself to occupy every space and become Mister Cancer. How the immune system and Doctor “Chemo Magician” will arrest...

The platelets stand in the way. A story about repairing injuries

Leo falls while playing football. Ouch! His knee is bleeding. Fortunately, the platelets are there to stop the bleeding....

Genie has an idea. A story about the genome

The Genome Kingdom consists of a single street, DNA Street. The Gene family lives there peacefully when one day, a bad Transposon wants to settle there. To make room for himself, he wants to destroy...

DNA prefers shade. A story about the sun and DNA

Scarlett and her little brother Joann are enjoying a sunny day at the beach. Joann, very focused on creating his sandcastle, forgets that the sun can be dangerous. Fortunately, Scarlett is there to...

Coronavirus loses the battle. A Story about fighting COVID-19

Coronavirus wants to conquer the world. Fortunately, Phagocyte and Lymphocyte are there to defend the...
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