The Cold, Hard Facts About Science and Medicine in Colonial America

The Cold, Hard Facts About Science and Medicine in Colonial America

by Elizabeth Raum

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Overview

Travel back to a time when: No one knew what germs were or that they made you sick. People believed the moon had magical powers. Step into the lives of the colonists, and learn the cold, hard facts about science and medicine in colonial America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429672153
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Series: Life in the American Colonies Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 346,626
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure (2011) and Can You Survive Storm Chasing? (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard.

Table of Contents

A mysterious world — Looking to science — Colonial medicine — Science creeps forward.

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