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Boardwalk babies by Moss, Marissa 

BTSB Prebound(Creston Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 661612 Temp OS

Dewey: 618.9201/BAges: 6-8   
Lexile: 810

Subjects: Couney, Martin,|d1870-1950 Budin, P.|q(Pierre),|d1846-1907 Physicians - Biography Inventors - Biography Incubators (Pediatrics) Infants Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)

Summary: In the late 19th century, there wasn't much hope for premature babies until Dr. Couney developed the incubator. The device was so new and strange, hospitals rejected it. So Dr. Couney set up a sideshow at Coney Island, taking care of the tiniest newborns as part of a display to convince the public that incubators worked. Thousands of babies grew into healthy children as Boardwalk Babies, including Dr. Couney's own premature daughter. Many of those babies came back as adults to thank the doctor.

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Dr. Fauci : how a boy from Brooklyn became America's doctor by Messner, Kate 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 639821 Available

Dewey: 610.92/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 5 LG Lexile: 760 AD

Subjects: Fauci, Anthony S.,|d1940- - Health Physicians - United States Physicians - Biography Medical care - United States - History

Summary: Before he was Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Anthony Fauci was a curious boy in Brooklyn, delivering prescriptions from his father's pharmacy on his blue Schwinn bicycle. His father and immigrant grandfather taught Anthony to ask questions, consider all the data, and never give up--and Anthony's ability to stay curious and to communicate with people would serve him his entire life.

Masked hero : how Wu Lien-Teh invented the mask that ended an epidemic by Liu, Shan Woo 

BTSB Prebound(MIT Kids Press, 2023)

BTSB #: 580357 Available

Dewey: 614/NAges: 4-8   

Subjects: Wu, Liande,|d1879-1960 Physicians - Biography Epidemics

Summary: Who created the N95 mask? Meet Dr. Wu Lien-teh, defeater of the Manchurian plague--in a story authored by his great-granddaughter, an emergency physician who relied on his life-saving invention during a pandemic a century later.

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Polio pioneer : Dr. Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine by Marshall, Linda Elovitz 

BTSB Prebound(Knopf, 2020)

BTSB #: 605446 Available

Dewey: 610/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 4.5 LG Lexile: 820 AD

Subjects: Salk, Jonas,|d1914-1995 Physicians - Biography Poliomyelitis vaccine Medicine - Research Influenza vaccines

Summary: The fascinating life of world-renowned scientist Jonas Salk, who invented the polio vaccine.

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Virginia wouldn't slow down! : the unstoppable Dr. Apgar and her life-saving invention by Pearson, Carrie A. 

BTSB Prebound(Norton Young Readers, 2023)

BTSB #: 706417 Available

Dewey: 617/BAges: 6-9   
Lexile: 810 AD

Subjects: Apgar, Virginia,|d1909-1974 Physicians - Biography Infants

Summary: The Apgar Score is known the world over: a test given to babies to determine their health moments after they are born. Less well-known is the story of the brilliant, pioneering woman who invented it.

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