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Bugged : How Insects Changed History / Sarah Albee ; illustrated by Robert Leighton.

Albee, Sarah. (Author). Leighton, Robert, 1960- (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 595.7 ALB (Text) 39206020941082 J Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library J 595.7 ALB (Text) 39206020941264 J Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh J 595.7 ALB (Text) 39206020941033 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802734228 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0802734227 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780802734235 (library edition)
  • ISBN: 0802734235 (library edition)
  • Physical Description: 168 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Walker Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Bloomsbury, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-162) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The insect facts of life -- The horrible history of human hygiene -- The land of silk and honey -- Bad-news bugs -- The earliest epidemics -- Close encounters of the ancient kind -- Medieval microbes -- More thinking but still stinking: the Renaissance -- Travel troubles -- It's all fun and games until someone loses an isle -- How revolutionary! -- Dastardly diseases and demented dictators -- The Nineteenth Century: crawling toward a cure -- The nitty gritty about the itty bitty: germs discovered at last -- Twentieth-century pox -- The craze about sprays -- Now what?
Summary, etc.:
Chronicles the rivalry between the human and insect worlds that draws on myriad disciplines to explain the varying roles that bugs have played in building and toppling empires as well as the bug stories behind infamous disasters.
Target Audience Note:
1150L Lexile
Subject: Insects > History > Juvenile literature.
Human-animal relationships > History > Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
Insects > History.
Human-animal relationships > History.

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