Jonas Salk: Medical Innovator and Polio Vaccine Developer

Jonas Salk: Medical Innovator and Polio Vaccine Developer

by Sheila Llanas

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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 rese

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624011665
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Series: Essential Lives Series: Set 8
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 On the Verge of a Breakthrough 6

Chapter 2 A Driven Student 18

Chapter 3 Medical School 28

Chapter 4 Budding Virologist 40

Chapter 5 A Lab of his Own 50

Chapter 6 Testing the Vaccine 60

Chapter 7 Breaking News 70

Chapter 8 Leaps and Setbacks 78

Chapter 9 Building a Dream 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

About the Consultant 112

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