The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science by Joyce Sidman

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science

Joyce Sidman

nonfiction biography science informative inspiring slow-paced

160 pages | first published 2018

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Robert F. Sibert Medal winner Bugs, of all kinds, were considered to be “born of mud” and to be “beasts of the devil.”  Why would anyone, let alone a girl, want to study and observe them? One of the first naturalists to observe live insects direc...
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