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Jonas Salk
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Jonas Salk, The Battle Against Polio, will introduce young readers to one of the epic efforts of the 20th century: the campaign to find a polio vaccine. In this book, students are invited to take part in a discussion about the history of vaccines, social policy and medical ethics. Jonas Salk is more than a biography. It is a window into the relationship between science and society.
The War Against Polio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
The War Against Polio describes the author's father's experience with polio. It also tells true stories of other polio survivors and is a concise but comprehensive history of polio in 20th century America. It covers F.D.R., polio treatments, the March of Dimes, the Salk vaccine, post-polio syndrome and the possibility of spiritual growth with severe paralysis.
History For Kids - Jonas Salk
Series: History for Kids. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
History for kids is a colorfully illustrated series for children, In this book we see briefly the life history of Dr. Salk. Dr.Jonas Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine.
A Thanksgiving Parody
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
One thanksgiving season, Timmy's teacher made an assignment give a presentation about the first Thanksgiving. Timmy got up and began to speak in a sing-songy voice. This was Timmy’s version of the story: