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All in a drop : how Antony van Leeuwenhoek discovered an invisible world

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

Summary: "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."--

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  • ISBN: 9781328884206
  • ISBN: 1328884201
  • ISBN: 9780358036197
  • Physical Description: print
    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.
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
SCIENCE Life Sciences Biology General
Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van 1632-1723
Genre: Biographies.
Juvenile works.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library JB LEEUWENHOEK (Text) 000155536 Children's Library -- Biography Available -

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