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

Sidman, Joyce (author.).

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Summary:

Newbery Honoree Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Merian herself.--
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  • ISBN: 9780544717138 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0544717139 : HRD
  • Physical Description: [ix], 120 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
Newbery Honoree Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Merian herself.-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Middle Grades 7.7 2.0
Subject: 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 literature.

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