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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.).

Available copies

  • 14 of 15 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 15 total copies.

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."--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library X 921 L519 (Text) 37801000672558 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book System_Only_3months 12/12/2020 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.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Middle Grades 5.8 1.0
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.
Genre: Biographies.

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