Louis Pasteur and the Power of Observation

From the Series Graphic Science Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Louis Pasteur’s passion for laboratory experiments led to major, life-saving changes in medicine. His research targeted unusual problems from the spoiling of wine to disease in French silkworms. His wide-ranging efforts found evidence for the existence of germs and created advances in vaccination science. This graphic biography showcases Pasteur’s looks at microorganisms and his game-changing conclusions. It also explains the use of weakened viruses to boost the body’s immune system.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Graphic Novels, Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2023-02-07
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF062010, JNF051050, JNF024020
Dewey 579/.092 [B]
Dimensions 9 x 7
Lexile 660
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Table of contents, and Timeline

Author, Illustrator: Jordi Bayarri Dolz

Jordi Bayarri is a freelance comic-book artist based in Valencia, Spain.