Presents the life and accomplishments of the African American scientist, whose keen observations of sea creatures revealed new insights about egg cells and the origins of life Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text present pioneering African American scientist Ernest Everett Just. Ernest Everett Just was not like other scientists of his time. He saw the whole, where others saw only parts. He noticed details others failed to see. He persisted in his research despite the discrimination and limitations imposed on him as an African American. His keen observations of sea creatures revealed new insights about egg cells and the origins of life. Through stunning illustrations and lyrical prose, this picture book presents the life and accomplishments of this long overlooked scientific pioneer. -- !c From publisher's description
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African American biologists / Biography / Juvenile literature Biologists / United States / Biography / Juvenile literature African American scientists / Biography / Juvenile literature Scientists / United States / Biography / Juvenile literature African American biologists Biologists African American scientists Scientists African Americans / Biography
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Biographies Biography Juvenile works
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