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

By Joyce Sidman
Level 8

This book tells the fascinating story of Maria Merian, who lived in the late 1600s, when not much was known about bugs or where they came from. From a young age, Maria longed to know more about insects and their life cycle, so with incredible patience and dedication she pursues her dreams.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Period 17th Century, 1600s, late 1600s
Genre Biography, Nonfiction
Digital Format Audiobook, E-book
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  • 4 Entertainment Value
  • 3.5 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 3.5 Literary Value
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