Nonfiction Books 12 Immigrants Who Made American Medicine Great (19)

12 Immigrants Who Made American Medicine Great (19)

12 Immigrants Who Made American Medicine Great (19)
Item No. 81579
ISBN-13 978-1-63235-5744
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction Social Studies Peoples Cultures Societies Immigrants Immigrant Contributions Life Science Health Medicine QR Codes
# of Pages 32
Size 7" x 9"
Author Marquardt, Meg
Reading Interest 3,4,5,6
Series A Nation of Immigrants
Publisher Bookstaves: 12 Story Library
Date Published 2019
Dewey Decimal 920
Guided Reading Level T
Lexile Level 710L
 
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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,.