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The girl who drew butterflies : how Maria Merian's art changed science

Sidman, Joyce (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0544717139
  • ISBN: 9780544717138
  • Physical Description: 120 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note: Sibert Medal, 2019.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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-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."--
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Awards Note:
Sibert Medal, 2019.
Subject: Insects Metamorphosis
Women naturalists Germany Biography
Scientists Germany Biography
Scientific illustration Germany History 17th century
Scientific illustrators Biography
Entomology Germany History 17th century
Entomologists Germany Biography
Merian, Maria Sibylla 1647-1717
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