Killing Germs, Saving Lives

Written and Illustrated by Glen Phelan

Killing Germs, Saving Lives traces the path to the creation of the vaccines that revolutionized modern medicine. Young readers learn of the background to this historic quest through fascinating profiles of the men and women whose breakthroughs changed the world. Personal portraits of the scientists involved give aspiring young scientists a look at great figures like Louis Pasteur, Joseph Lister, and Florence Nightingale.

Age Range 10 - 17 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
64
Publisher
National Geographic Children's Books
Grade Level 5th - 12th
ISBN
9780792255376
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