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Invincible Microbe

Annotation
From one of the most acclaimed writers of nonfiction for children, Invincible Microbe illuminates the seemingly unstoppable killer that's been haunting us for centuries: tuberculosis. Well-researched and including over 100 archival photos and prints, this compelling "biography" of a deadly germ is a must-read.


Awards
2013  American Library Association Notable Books for Children

GenreNonFiction
Juvenile
Health, Mind and Body
Science
TopicsTuberculosis
Microorganisms
Diseases
Medical research
Science history
Poverty
Social history
Medicine
SettingPoor neighborhood