Louis Pasteur and the Power of Observation
From the Series Graphic Science Biographies
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.
|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|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™|
|Number of Pages||40|
Author, Illustrator: Jordi Bayarri Dolz
Jordi Bayarri is a freelance comic-book artist based in Valencia, Spain.