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All in a drop : how Antony van Leeuwenhoek discovered an invisible world / by Lori Alexander ; illustrated by Vivien Mildenberger.

Alexander, Lori, (author.). Mildenberger, Vivien, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library JB LEEUWENHOEK 000155536 Children's Library -- Biography Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328884206
  • ISBN: 1328884201
  • Physical Description: 93 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 90-91) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A golden age -- Big changes -- Seller of cloth -- An eye-opening trip -- Spreading the word -- Small lake, big discovery -- A most important letter -- In the name of science -- Last letters -- The father of microbiology.
Summary, etc.:
"For fans of the "Who Was" series, this lively, accessible, and full-color chapter book biography shows how a self-taught scientist was the first to observe the microbial life in and around us. By building his own microscope, Antony van Leeuwenhoek advanced humanity's understanding of our oft-invisible world around us."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10.
Grades 4 to 6.
Subject: Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van, 1632-1723 > Juvenile literature.
Microbiologists > Netherlands > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Biologists > Netherlands > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Microscopes > History > Juvenile literature.
Microbiology > History > Juvenile literature.
Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van, 1632-1723.
Microbiologists > Netherlands.
Biologists > Netherlands.
Microscopes.
Microbiology.
SCIENCE > Life Sciences > Biology > General.
Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van, 1632-1723.
Biologists.
Microbiologists.
Microbiology.
Microscopes.
Netherlands.
Genre: Biographies.
History.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.