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The Resource Summer birds : the butterflies of Maria Merian, Margarita Engle ; pictures by Julie Paschkis

Summer birds : the butterflies of Maria Merian, Margarita Engle ; pictures by Julie Paschkis

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Summer birds : the butterflies of Maria Merian
Title
Summer birds
Title remainder
the butterflies of Maria Merian
Statement of responsibility
Margarita Engle ; pictures by Julie Paschkis
Title variation
Butterflies of Maria Merian
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of a young girl living in the Middle Ages who took the time to observe the life cycle of butteflies--and in so doing disproved a theory that went all the way back to ancient Greece
Summary
Documents the work of Maria Merian, who lived during the Middle Ages and disproved the theory of spontaneous generation by observing caterpillars as they spun cocoons and emerged as butterflies and moths in the spring
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2011
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354160
Cataloging source
DLC
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Engle, Margarita
Dewey number
595.78/139
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1
  • 4
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Paschkis, Julie
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True
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  • Caterpillars
  • Butterflies
  • Merian, Maria Sibylla
Target audience
pre adolescent
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the butterflies of Maria Merian
Label
Summer birds : the butterflies of Maria Merian, Margarita Engle ; pictures by Julie Paschkis
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn310959348
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780805089370
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009005267
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)310959348
Label
Summer birds : the butterflies of Maria Merian, Margarita Engle ; pictures by Julie Paschkis
Publication
Control code
ocn310959348
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780805089370
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009005267
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)310959348
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