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Bug Watching With Charles Henry Turner (Naturalist's Apprentice Biographies)

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"Bug Watching With Charles Henry Turner" delves into the captivating world of pioneering African American scientist Charles Henry Turner, whose groundbreaking research in entomology challenged the racial stereotypes of his time. Published on January 1, 1997, this entry in the Naturalist's Apprentice Biographies series illuminates Turner’s persistent quest for knowledge against the backdrop of a society that frequently denied his contributions due to his race. Ideal for elementary-school students, the book not only explores Turner’s fascinating studies on insect behavior but also subtly teaches lessons on environmental justice and education equity. Through Turner’s inspiring story, young readers will discover the significance of perseverance, the value of education, and the importance of respecting and preserving nature. This narrative invites children to think about how one person’s curiosity and dedication can pave the way for future generations, encouraging them to ask themselves how they can contribute to a more equitable and environmentally conscious world.
Published by Carolrhoda Books on January 1, 1997
48 pages
ISBN: 9781575050034
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Education Equity and Environmental Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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