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GN J B CARSON
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79 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
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Note
Includes teaching guide.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (page 67).
Summary
A graphic novel biography of Rachel Carson, the woman who changed the way America fought against the environmental crisis through her bestselling books, ultimately spurring the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Presents the true story of the marine biologist whose dedication, compassion and integrity gave a new generation of Americans hope for a brighter tomorrow.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Quigley, Kieran.
Kuprina, Marie.
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Watters, Shannon.
Hopkins, David C., 1989-
Title
Seen. Rachel Carson
ISBN/ISSN
9781684156481 (pbk.)
1684156483 (pbk.)
Call #
GN J 615.3 B
Descript.
138 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 21 cm.
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"A history of vaccines includes COVID-19 research" -- Cover.
Summary
"A Shot in the Arm!, book 3 in the Big Ideas that Changed the World series, is the history of vaccinations and the struggle to protect people from infectious disease. Beginning with smallpox-perhaps humankind's greatest affliction to date-and concluding with an overview of the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown traces the evolution of vaccines and examines deadly diseases such as measles, polio, anthrax, rabies, cholera, and influenza. The book is narrated by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, who historically popularized inoculation in England in the early 18th century. Brown covers the science behind how our immune systems work, the discovery of bacteria, and major achievements from scientists like Louis Pasteur, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, and Edward Jenner, the "father of immunology." Brown also tackles the public and political response to vaccination throughout history, addressing head-on the anti-vaccination movement and debunking false claims that vaccines cause autism. A reminder of progress made so far as well as the millions of lives still to be saved, A Shot in the Arm! is a fascinating deep-dive for readers young and old. Back matter includes an author's note, timeline, bibliography, notes, and index. Big Ideas That Changed the World is a graphic novel series that celebrates the hard-won succession of ideas that ultimately changed the world. Humor, drama, and art unite to tell the story of events, discoveries, and ingenuity over time that led humans to come up with a big idea and then make it come true"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 128-132) and index.
Audience
Ages 8 to 12 Amulet Books.
Subject
Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9781419750014 (hardcover)
1419750011 (hardcover)
9781419750106 (pbk.)
1419750100 (pbk.)
Call #
J 500 B
Edition
First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Descript.
vi, 121 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
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"A laugh-out-loud guide to life on earth" -- Cover.
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2020 by Buster Books, an imprint of Michael O'Mara Books Limited."
Contents
Human body -- Animal kingdom -- Earth and science.
Summary
"Packed with comics, diagrams, and "secret diaries," this book is a wondrous, encyclopedic glance at a dizzying host of different things--from hearts to farts to coconuts--and makes a hilarious and informative guide for curious young readers. Join the hilarious exploration of "a day in the life" of nearly 100 things on Earth. Find out what exactly your tongue does all day long, how a Japanese knotweed destroys everything in its path, and why no two snowflakes are ever the same. From the gross and smelly to the beautiful and fascinating, this book is a treasure trove of entertaining information."--Publisher's website.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Bradley, Jess, 1980-
Title
Day in the life of a poo, a gnu, and you : a laugh-out-loud guide to life on Earth
ISBN/ISSN
9781534467217 (hardback)
1534467211 (hardback)
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