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Jonas Salk: Medical Innovator and Polio Vaccine Developer

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This biography examines the remarkable life of Jonas Salk using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking black-and-white images and rich color photographs, readers will learn about Salk's family background, childhood, education, groundbreaking research, and creation of the polio vaccine. Informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts page, glossary, bibliography, and an index.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
BISACS JNF007090, JNF051190, JNF024020
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2013-08-01
ISBN 9781617838965, 9781624013676
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 579.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Lexile 960
ATOS Reading Level 7.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 183037
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network
 

Essential Lives Set 8 - Horn Book Guide

. . . useful for report writers.

Essential Lives Set 8 - School Library Journal

These biographies each begin with a pivotal event in the subject’s life. The authors don’t hesitate to discuss controversies in the lives of the subjects. . . . The texts are broken up with color photos and sidebars featuring quotes and information on related people and issues.

Essential Lives Set 8 - Booklist

This series does an excellent job of depicting each individual as a nuanced human rather than an icon.