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Summer Birds

The Butterflies of Maria Merian
Engle, Margarita (Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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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.
Authors: Engle, Margarita
Title: Summer birds
the butterflies of Maria Merian
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt & Co., 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Margarita Engle ; pictures by Julie Paschkis
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.
Additional Contributors: Paschkis, Julie
ISBN: 0805089373
9780805089370
Branch Call Number: j 595.78139 E582s 2010 Beginning Facts
Subject Headings: Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717 Juvenile literature Butterflies Metamorphosis Juvenile literature Caterpillars Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Butterflies
Caterpillars
LCCN: 2009005267
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A young girl living in the Middle Ages took the time to observe the life cycle of butterflies--and in so doing disproved a theory that went all the way back to ancient Greece.

The true story of a young girl living in the Middle Ages who took the time to observe the life cycle of butterflies--and in so doing disproved a theory that went all the way back to ancient Greece.

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.


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Feb 01, 2011
  • Lucchesa rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A beautiful, lively book - too simple for my 7-year-old - about a female artist and scientist who deserves to be better known.

Jan 23, 2011
  • MisterRick rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Not only a readable picture book about science, but a fine example of free thinking: a young girl rejects the common wisdom of her day.

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