12 Immigrants Who Made American Medicine Great

Meg Marquardt (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781632356895

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Introduces readers to inspiring immigrants whose medicine contributions made our country great. From Australia's Elizabeth Blackburn who discovered an enzyme in chromosones, to England's George Clowes who worked to establish chemotherapy as a treatment for cancer, to Lithuania's Andrew Schally who studied the growth of nerve cells in cancerous tumors, each profile is presented in a clear, historical context with an emphasis on their legacies,.

Reading Level
Lexile
710L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
4.6
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Biographies Cultural/Diversity Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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