Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Vaccine Innovators: Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering by S. Wood-ADVISABLE

Wood, S. Vaccine Innovators: Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering. Pgs. 32. Lerner Publishing Company, 2017. $26.65. INFORMATION

As children, Pearl and Grace got sick a lot. Together, they worked to create a revolutionary vaccine that has saved thousands of people every year. Learn how they came up with a whooping cough vaccine and the obstacles they face in life as well as in their research.

The format is easy to read and understand. The layout is visually friendly. The facts seem fairly objective. The inclusion of primary source quotes was appreciate and enjoyable. Includes a timeline, sources for further information, glossary, and index for alignment with common core standards. EL- ADVISABLE, MS-OPTIONAL. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Services Librarian, WHI Public Library

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