Charles Drew

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Born in Washington, D.C., in 1904, Charles R. Drew was a Black surgeon and medical researcher. Known as the “Father of The Blood Bank,” he researched in the field of blood transfusions, and developed improved techniques for blood storage. Among his many accomplishments, he developed America’s first large-scale blood bank during World War II. It is time to remember how Charles Richard Drew inventions and contributions changed our society… and our world!
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Written by Janel Rodríguez
ISBN 978-1-338-86534-9
Key Features
  • Lively text, rich in detail and history brings diverse identities and experiences to life
  • Illustrated with a fun mix of real photography and graphic art illustrations.
  • Fun facts throughout the book make compelling reading
  • STEM topics with strong curricular ties
  • Backmatter will include an activity or experiment courtesy of the Lewis Latimer House in Queens.
  • Table of contents, captions, glossary, index and further reading expose readers to classic library nonfiction text features.
Fiction / Nonfiction Nonfiction
Item # 747747
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2023
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 8 X 9 1/2
Pages 40
Ages 8, 9
Dewey 617.092 B
Grades 3 - 4
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