Jonas Salk: Medical Innovator and Polio Vaccine Developer
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|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|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.