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The discovery of the polio vaccine

Author: Duchess Harris; Heather C Hudak
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The discovery of a vaccine for polio in the 1950s has prevented millions of cases of this severe paralyzing disease. The Discovery of the Polio Vaccine examines this historic advance from multiple perspectives, including those of Jonas Salk, Albert Sabin, and modern organizations working to wipe out polio once and for all. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jonas Salk; Albert B Sabin; Albert B Sabin; Jonas Salk
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duchess Harris; Heather C Hudak
ISBN: 1532114885 9781532114885
OCLC Number: 1029568310
Notes: "Duchess Harris, scholarly expertise, authoritative content"--Cover.
Target Audience: 3-6.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: A deadly disease grips America --
Salk saves lives --
The Sabin solution --
Global polio eradication initiative --
Important dates --
Stop and think --
Glossary --
Online resources --
Learn more --
About the authors --
Index.
Responsibility: by Duchess Harris, JD, PHD ; with Heather C. Hudak.

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"The discovery of a vaccine for polio in the 1950s has prevented millions of cases of this severe paralyzing disease. The Discovery of the Polio Vaccine examines this historic advance from multiple perspectives, including those of Jonas Salk, Albert Sabin, and modern organizations working to wipe out polio once and for all. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index."--

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