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What Linnaeus saw : a scientist's quest to name every living thing / Karen Magnuson Beil.

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Homer Public Library YAB LINNAEUS 000155340 Teen Corner -- Biography Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781324004684
  • ISBN: 1324004681
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company, 2019.
  • Manufacturer: [Stevens Point (Wisc.)] : Worzalla, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Not one pumpkin -- Every growing thing -- Into the Arctic! -- Dragon with seven heads -- Can bananas grow in Holland? -- Nature's blueprint -- Last name, first name -- Most controversial plant -- Human vs. animal -- Student explorers -- The professor.
Summary, etc.:
The globetrotting naturalists of the eighteenth century were the geeks of their day: innovators and explorers who lived at the intersection of science and commerce. Foremost among them was Carl Linnaeus, a radical thinker who revolutionized biology. Beil offers a vivid glimpse into the life of one of modern science's founding thinkers.
Target Audience Note:
Age 10-14.
Subject: Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778 > Juvenile literature.
Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778.
Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778.
Naturalists > Sweden > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Naturalists > Sweden > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Juvenile works.