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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 Lower Macungie Library.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lower Macungie Library JUV BIO LEEUWENHOEK (Text) 33400001474298 Juvenile Display Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328884206
  • Physical Description: 93 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-91) 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.
Awards Note:
Robert F. Sibert honor book
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.
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