Enslow Publishers, 2006
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MORE REVIEWS ON EDWARD JENNER CONQUEROR OF SMALLPOX
"These well-documented biographies recount significant life experiences . . . with appropriate emphasis on scientific work."
–The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2006
". . . a fascinating biography . . . a compelling but challenging read."
–Delaware County Library System, September 17, 2006
". . . a readable and interesting biography of this very important scientist."
–BayViews (Association of Children, January 2007
". . . a very well done biography . . . quite a lot of background information on the disease, to make the importance of Jenner's discovery quite apparent."
–Southern Maine Library District, October 10, 2006
"Author Rodriguez is a scientist who works in immunology and biology, and her knowledge allows her to explain some of Jenner's discoveries in easy-to-understand terms."
–Children's Literature, September 2006
"A good book on scientific discovery."
–Denton Independent School District, January 20, 2006
". . . a very readable biography . . . Recommended for all middle school and public libraries."
–Tri State Young Adult Book Review Committee, March 2006
"Font is large and the vocabulary is easy . . . A nice introduction to the idea behind the topic . . ."
–Fort Worth Independent School District, May 2006
"Good for book reports and research . . ."
–Librarian, January 2006
"The books are engaging introductions to the lives of scientists."
–Library Materials Guide, Fall 2006
"Rodriguez’s excellent biography reveals the whole man . . . Rodriguez gives a well-written and sympathetic account of Jenner’s experiments with smallpox vaccine . . . This book would be an excellent addition to any elementary school student’s or young adult’s library."
–Science Books & Films, September/October 2006
"Well illustrated, clearly written, and factually accurate, the book should be well received . . . By describing great scientific discoverers in a lively, colorful, and creative manner, the books in this series will engage students and perhaps attract some young readers to pursue the sciences."
–Science Books & Films, November/December 2006
"The language is simple . . ."
–Highlands Regional Library Cooperative, May 2006