VIP: Julius Youngner

Vaccine Hero

by Beth Kander

On Sale: 03/01/2022

VIP: Julius Youngner

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VIP: Julius Youngner

Vaccine Hero

by Beth Kander

illustrated by Brenna Vaughan

On Sale: 03/01/2022

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About the Book

Get ready to save a generation with Dr. Julius Youngner in this exciting middle grade nonfiction biography. Perfect for fans of the Who Was and Little Leaders series, the books in the VIP series tell the true—and amazing—stories of some of history's greatest trailblazers. Meet the VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE who changed the world!

Julius Youngner was a scientist who helped create the polio vaccine. He was a researcher, a doctor, and a teacher, too! Experience all the exciting moments in Julius’s thrilling life in this exciting biography, packed with two-color illustrations and fun facts, like how nuclear power works.

Short and engaging chapters are interspersed with special lists and other information made to order to engage kids, whether they're already biography fans or "have to" write a report for school. Extras include a timeline, a bibliography, and a hall of fame of other successful scientists from marginalized backgrounds.

The VIP series features inspiring adventures and fun facts about some of history's greatest trailblazers—smart, tough, persevering innovators who will inspire today's kids. Featuring underappreciated historical figures and groups, with a focus on leaders in science and technology, the nonfiction biographies in the VIP series are fun and engaging. Just looking at the cover will make kids want to learn more about these VIPs, and once they dive in they will zoom through stories that read like adventures.

Each book in the VIP series allows your middle grader to experience all the exciting moments in some very important but lesser known lives. These biographies for kids age 9-12 include: VIP: Dr. Mae Jemison: Brave Rocketeer: Engineering Wizard; VIP: Mahalia Jackson: Freedom's Voice; and VIP: Lydia Darragh: Unexpected Spy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062978165
  • ISBN 10: 0062978160
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 03/01/2022
  • Pages: 112
  • List Price:19.99 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century

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