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Unsung heroes of science

Author: Todd Kortemeier
Publisher: North Mankato, MN : 12-Story Library, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From fossil hunters to nuclear researchers, this book introduces remarkable individuals whose contributions to science were often overlooked. Colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars support reader engagement and celebrate each hero's achievements."--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Biography
History
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-
Unsung heroes of science.
North Mankato, MN : 12-Story Library, [2016]
(DLC) 2016008299
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd Kortemeier
ISBN: 9781632353092 1632353091 9781632353597 1632353598
OCLC Number: 939910942
Target Audience: Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mary Anning hunts for fossils --
Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovers pulsars --
Marie Daly earns chemistry PHD --
Charles Drew makes blood banks possible --
Carlos Juan Finlay finds the cause of yellow fever --
Rosalind Franklin discovers the structure of DNA --
Lue Gim Gong saves Florida's citrus industry --
Ernest E. Just changes how we look at cells --
Henrietta Swan Leavitt calculates distances of the universe --
Lise Meitner helps discover nuclear fission --
Charles Henry Turner discovers amazing insect facts --
Chien-Shiung Wu pioneers nuclear research.
Responsibility: by Todd Kortemeier.

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"From fossil hunters to nuclear researchers, this book introduces remarkable individuals whose contributions to science were often overlooked. Colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars support reader engagement and celebrate each hero's achievements."--

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