Jonas Salk: Medical Innovator and Polio Vaccine Developer, 1st Edition

  • Sheila Griffin Llanas
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1624013678
  • ISBN-13: 9781624013676
  • DDC: 614.549092
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Throughout history, there have been those whose extraordinary ideas have shaped today's world. Essential Lives offers access to these incredible individuals and their stories. With these biographies, readers will learn about their families, educational backgrounds, and what inspired them. They will discover how these fascinating figures overcame challenges and persevered through failure to impact humanity. In this completely revamped look, easy-to-read text allows readers to discover how these Essential Lives changed the course of history and continue to inspire people today. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: On the Verge of a Breakthrough.
2: A Driven Student.
3: Medical School.
4: Budding Virologist.
5: A Lab of His Own.
6: Testing the Vaccine.
7: Breaking News.
8: Leaps and Setbacks.
9: Building a Dream.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.
About the Consultant.