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The vast wonder of the world : biologist Ernest Everett Just

Author: Mélina Mangal; Luisa Uribe
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the life and accomplishments of the African American scientist, whose keen observations of sea creatures revealed new insights about egg cells and the origins of life.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mangal, Mélina.
Vast wonder of the world.
Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017052258
Named Person: Ernest Everett Just; Ernest Everett Just; Ernest Everett Just
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mélina Mangal; Luisa Uribe
ISBN: 9781512483758 1512483753
OCLC Number: 1008769246
Description: 38 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Life of scientist Ernest Everett Just
Responsibility: Mélina Mangal ; illustrated by Luisa Uribe.

Abstract:

Presents the life and accomplishments of the African American scientist, whose keen observations of sea creatures revealed new insights about egg cells and the origins of life.

Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text present pioneering African American scientist Ernest Everett Just. Ernest Everett Just was not like other scientists of his time. He saw the whole, where others saw only parts. He noticed details others failed to see. He persisted in his research despite the discrimination and limitations imposed on him as an African American. His keen observations of sea creatures revealed new insights about egg cells and the origins of life. Through stunning illustrations and lyrical prose, this picture book presents the life and accomplishments of this long overlooked scientific pioneer. -- ‡c From publisher's description.

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