The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins [NOOK Book]

Overview

Winner of the Magnolia Award

 

HP Newquist takes young readers on an engaging tour of the world of blood, from
ancient history to modern science—with an occasional trip to the very strange side of
the most important tissue in our bodies. Oddly enough, scientists began...

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The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins

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Overview

Winner of the Magnolia Award

 

HP Newquist takes young readers on an engaging tour of the world of blood, from
ancient history to modern science—with an occasional trip to the very strange side of
the most important tissue in our bodies. Oddly enough, scientists began to understand
this fascinating fluid only within the past one hundred years and how its microscopic
components nourish the entire body.
Whether the tales of vampires, medieval medical practices, and Mayan sacrificial
rites captivate or terrify, this comprehensive investigation into blood’s past and present
will surely enthrall. And if this account is a little bloodcurdling, well, that’s half the
fun!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547822693
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 8/7/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Age range: 10 - 14 Years
  • File size: 29 MB
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Meet the Author

HP Newquist (The Book of Blood, Here There Be Monsters) writes about all kinds of things, from human brains and giant squids to monsters and music. When he's not writing, he's traveling with his wife and two daughters, playing his guitar, or exploring new technologies. He and his family live in Connecticut and you can find out more about him at www.newquistbooks.com.

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    Posted February 24, 2013

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