Meet the Tuttles: There is Emily and Ethan, better known as the Tuttle Twins, and their adventurous Cuban grandmother Gabby! Let’s not forget Grandma Gabby’s pet racoon, Derek, who is always along for the ride. Along the way you will meet many other characters from their neighborhood such as Karinne Carmichael who is always causing mischief. There is never a dull moment with Grandma Gabby as she travels to the past with the twins and meets other interesting people.
In this issue, during their visit to Mr. Wonky’s Toy Factory, Ethan and Emily question whether everyone should be paid the same, regardless of their skills. To help them understand, Grandma takes them to visit Babe Ruth and communist Cuba. Will what they learn be enough to save the toy factory?
The Tuttle Twins graphic novels teach about historical characters and economic principles in a fun and entertaining way. Topics include: inflation, disagreeing civilly, fair play, civil disobedience, crisis and control, free speech, dangers of communism, and persuasion vs force among others.