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The girl who drew butterflies : how Maria Merian's art changed science / written by Joyce Sidman.

By: Sidman, Joyce [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018Description: pages cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780544717138 :; 0544717139 :.Subject(s): Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717 -- Juvenile literature | Entomologists -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Entomology -- Germany -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature | Scientific illustrators -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Scientific illustration -- Germany -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature | Scientists -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women naturalists -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Insects -- Metamorphosis -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 595.7092 | B
Contents:
The girl in the garden -- Egg -- Hatching -- First instar -- Second instar -- Third instar -- Fourth instar -- Molting -- Pupa -- Eclosing -- Expanding -- Flight -- Egg -- The woman in her world.
Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."-- Provided by publisher.
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Juvenile biographies
Juvenile biographies JB MER SID (Browse shelf) Checked out 11/24/2019 31562016852735
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Juvenile biographies
Juvenile biographies JB MER SID (Browse shelf) Available 31562016852727
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Ages 10-12.

Grades 4 to 6.

"Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references.

The girl in the garden -- Egg -- Hatching -- First instar -- Second instar -- Third instar -- Fourth instar -- Molting -- Pupa -- Eclosing -- Expanding -- Flight -- Egg -- The woman in her world.

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