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Poison : deadly deeds, perilous professions, and murderous medicines / Sarah Albee.

Albee, Sarah, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler j615.9 ALB (Text) 34044000926848 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 10/05/2017
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library TW 615.9 ALB (Text) 78551000376653 Tween Collection Checked out 10/05/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101932230
  • ISBN: 9781101932247 (glb)
  • Physical Description: x, 182 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Books for Young Readers, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: No bane, no gain: poisons in the ancient world -- That's classic: poison in Greece and Rome -- Poisons, potions, and witches' brews: the Middle Ages -- The wretched Renaissance -- Crime and corruption: the sinister seventeenth century -- Murder and medicine in the Age of Reason -- Bad heir days: poisons in the nineteenth century -- Twentieth-century tox -- New and noxious: poisons in the twenty-first century and beyond.
Summary, etc.: "A humorous and informative book that traces the role poisons have played in human history from antiquity to the present. Part history, part chemistry, part whodunit"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: Ages 8-12.
Grades 4-6.
Subject: Poisons > Juvenile literature.
Toxicology > Juvenile literature.
Poisoning > Juvenile literature.
Poisons > History > Juvenile literature.
Hazardous substances > Juvenile literature.

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