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Men, Microscopes, and Living ThingsThe author begins with Aristotle and his investigation of natural science, then moves on to Pliny, Harvey, Linnaeus, Lamarck, and others. The lively yet factual writing provides interesting insights into the work of significant biologists.
- Nonfiction, History, Science
- John Newbery Medal 1956 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780692746158
New Found WorldA history of Latin America, the book begins with a chapter on the topography and the plant and animal life of the area. Additional chapters discuss the native peoples and their interaction with European explorers and colonists. Well-researched, the book covers aspects of Latin American life and history up to the end of World War II.
- John Newbery Medal 1946 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780670507016