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All in a drop : how Antony van Leeuwenhoek discovered an invisible world  Cover Image Book Book

All in a drop : how Antony van Leeuwenhoek discovered an invisible world / by Lori Alexander ; illustrated by Vivien Mildenberger.

Alexander, Lori, (author.). Mildenberger, Vivien, (illustrator.).


"For fans of the "Who Was" series, this lively, accessible, and full-color chapter book biography shows how a self-taught scientist was the first to observe the microbial life in and around us. By building his own microscope, Antony van Leeuwenhoek advanced humanity's understanding of our oft-invisible world around us."-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328884206
  • ISBN: 1328884201
  • Physical Description: 93 pages: color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A golden age -- Big changes -- Seller of cloth -- An eye-opening trip -- Spreading the word -- Small lake, big discovery -- A most important letter -- In the name of science -- Last letters -- The father of microbiology.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10.
Grades 4 to 6.
890L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.8 1 504288.
Awards Note:
Sibert Medal Honor, 2020
Subject: Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van, 1632-1723 > Juvenile literature.
Microbiologists > Netherlands > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Biologists > Netherlands > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Microscopes > History > Juvenile literature.
Microbiology > History > Juvenile literature.
Biology > History > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 16 of 16 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 16 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library JNF 579.092 ALE (Text) 38256101873622 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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