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Breakthrough : how one teen innovator is changing the world / Jack Andraka with Matthew Lysiak.

Andraka, Jack, 1997- (author.). Lysiak, Matthew, (author.).

Available copies

  • 17 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville YA 610.92 AND (Text) 76895000217465 2nd Floor Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 610.92 AND (Text) 840191002168590 Teen - Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood TEEN 610.92 AND (Text) 36626103631321 Teen Non-fiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon TEEN BIO ANDRAKA (Text) 30653006035042 Teen Non-Fiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch TEEN WELLNESS DISEASES CANCER ANDRAKA (Text) 37516002010933 TeenNF Wellness Available -
Kendallville PL - Limberlost Branch TEEN WELLNESS DISEASES CANCER Andraka (Text) 37516002010934 TeenNF Wellness Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library YA 610.92 AND (Text) 30477100851181 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello YA 610.92 AND (Text) 37743002178426 Adult Nonfiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 610.92 ANDR (Text) 39231033106366 Young Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster YA 610.92 AND (Text) 72436000102143 YA Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0062369652
  • ISBN: 9780062369659
  • Physical Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: The intervention -- Growing up Andraka -- The geek in the closet -- A recipe for disaster -- The knowledge cure -- Remember the patient -- Failing upward -- Cancer paper boy -- Oh my God, we killed Morley Safer -- Breakthrough -- The school of Jack : experiments, tips, and facts.
Summary, etc.: "Teen scientist Jack Andraka chronicles his development of an inexpensive early detection test for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer, and recounts his own personal story of overcoming depression and homophobic bullying. Includes hands-on science experiments"--From publisher description.
Target Audience Note: 940 Lexile.
Subject: Andraka, Jack, 1997-
Scientists > Biography.
Cancer > Early detection > Research.
Medical innovations.
Genre: Young adult literature.

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