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Biology's beginnings / Joy Hakim.

Hakim, Joy, (author.).

"This first of a four-part MITeen series charts the evolution of life science up to the late 1800s, when the origins of the virus was discovered by a baffled Dutch biologist who found a tiny infectious particle destroying tobacco crops"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781536222937
  • ISBN: 1536222933
  • Physical Description: 185 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : MITeen Press, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-178) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: The Islamic world, the Christian world, and some foundational life science -- A scientific superstar, a plague, and an influential artist-thinker -- Cultures clash, and a king sends his doctor to America -- The sharp-eyed lynxes want to know more: One of them is named Galileo -- A philosopher named Bacon and a bloody doctor -- Tongues that are teeth: A shark, Steno, and the Cimento -- Spontaneous? Why not? -- Magnified wonders help create an awesome book -- Seeing more is better: Enhancing magnification; using an artist's eyes -- The name game: Linnaeus tries to name everything -- A big-time adventurer an a quiet scholar -- Three icons; one is pasteurized -- A tobacco disease in Holland baffles the experts -- Looking ahead.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild Selection.
Subject: Biology > History.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library YA 570.9 HAKI (Text) 36446002097494 New Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

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