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Gregor Mendel : the friar who grew peas

Author: Cheryl Bardoe; Joseph A Smith; Field Museum of Natural History,
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
How do mothers and fathers--whether they are apple trees, sheep, or humans--pass down traits to their children? This question fascinated Gregor Mendel throughout his life. Regarded as the world's first geneticist, Mendel overcame poverty and obscurity to discover one of the fundamental aspects of genetic science: animals, plants, and people all inherit and pass down traits through the same process, following the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Gregor Mendel; Gregor Mendel; Gregor Mendel
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Bardoe; Joseph A Smith; Field Museum of Natural History,
ISBN: 9780810954755 0810954753 9781419718403 1419718401
OCLC Number: 930401136
Notes: 'Published in association with the Field Museum' --Title page.
Awards: American Library Association Notables (2007); Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children Honorable Mention (2007)
Description: 1 volume of unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 26 x 26 cm
Responsibility: by Cheryl Bardoe ; illustrated by Jos. A. Smith.


Now in paperback, the only picture book about the life and groundbreaking discoveries of the nineteenth-century pioneer of genetic science, Gregor Mendel.  Read more...


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