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

Sidman, Joyce (author).

Available copies

  • 29 of 35 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

0 current holds with 35 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexander Main Library JB Merian (Text) 34269001241935 Juvenile Biography Available -
Black Mountain Library j595.7092 SID (Text) 0020512054618 Juvenile New Nonfiction Checked out 09/09/2019
Bordeaux Library JB MERIAN (Text) 31781064807629 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Braswell Memorial Main Library JB MERIAN (Text) 37807000014797 Juvenile Biography Available -
Cleveland County Main Library JB MERIAN (Text) 22281500140928 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Cliffdale Library JB MERIAN (Text) 31781064973751 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Columbus Library J B MERIAN (Text) 31250200029356 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Cumberland Headquarters JB MERIAN (Text) 31781064807611 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
East Regional Library JB MERIAN (Text) 31781064807603 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Edneyville Branch MERIAN (Text) 33258008417052 Juvenile Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544717138
  • ISBN: 0544717139
  • Physical Description: 120 pages, 23 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, [2018].

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 132-136) 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."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
1110L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.7 2 196200.
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.
Entomologists > Juvenile literature.
Scientists > Juvenile literature.
Women naturalists > Juvenile literature.
Women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
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."--

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