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Heroes of Medicine and their Discoveries - PB
Heroes of Medicine and their Discoveries - PB
Heroes of Medicine and their Discoveries - PB
9780778799184 | In Stock
Discover the incredible stories behind some of the greatest medical breakthroughs. Find out...
• how an embarrassed doctor invented the stethoscope;
• why nobody believed that germs were real;
• how some of the world’s deadliest diseases were finally cured. Read about the scientists who helped us understand how our bodies really work. Teacher’s guide available.

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Paperback
Series: Crabtree Connections Level 3 - Below-average
Author(s): Angela Royston

Size: 6 ⅞″ × 9″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 6.2
Dewey: 610.922
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2011

Heroes of Medicine and their Discoveries

“...a fine read on medical history...highly recommended science collection pick! —The Midwest Book Review, 04/11 “This small, 32-page volume describes the discoveries of 12 famous men who advanced medicine through new tools and their understanding of science. Readers will learn about Felix Hoffman, who discovered a new drug, aspirin...Other stories are about Rene Laennec, who invented the first stethoscope; Alain Carpentier, who invented an artifical heart; and other interesting men...The small size and inexpensive format of the books in this series make them ideal for classroom libraries.” —National Science Teacher’s Association, 03/11