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Birch, Beverley

Overview
Works: 107 works in 376 publications in 18 languages and 9,307 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Young adult works  Biographies  Biography‡vPictorial works 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: QD22.C8, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beverley Birch
Louis Pasteur : the scientist who discovered the cause of infectious disease and invented pasteurization by Beverley Birch( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 8 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth-century French scientist who discovered the process for destroying harmful bacteria with heat and opened the door to the new science of microbiology
Marie Curie : the Polish scientist who discovered radium and its life-saving properties by Beverley Birch( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Turkish and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Louis Braille : the inventor of a way to read and write that has helped millions of blind people communicate with the world by Beverley Birch( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inventor of a way to read and write that has helped millions of blind people communicate with the world
Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity by Beverley Birch( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Polish-born chemist, discussing her methods of scientific research, discovery of radium, and its use as a treatment for cancer
Guglielmo Marconi : radio pioneer by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of the Italian inventor, who was a pioneer in the development of the radio
Marie Curie by Beverley Birch( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Shakespeare's tales by Beverley Birch( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wonderful collection contains four of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, beautifully and evocatively retold by Beverley Birch. They are complemented by exquisite and atmospheric illustrations from Stephen Lambert. This special gift book is a perfect present to give and receive and one to treasure for ever
Louis Pasteur : father of modern medicine by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life of Louis Pasteur, who invented the process that eventually bore his name, pasteurization, and who also created a vaccination for rabies, and studied cholera, anthrax, and other deadly diseases
Pasteur's fight against microbes by Beverley Birch( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of how science teacher Louis Pasteur discovered microbes in 1856 while trying to solve a problem at the local sugarbeet factory
Marie Curie's search for radium by Beverley Birch( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Marie Curie whose extraordinary persistence and determination proved the existence of radium and opened the gateway to the nuclear age in which we live. Marie Curie's scientific research and discovery of radium in 1902, helped open the door to our modern nuclear age
Mahatma Gandhi : champion of human rights by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of the statesman who was a key figure in India's fight for independence from Great Britain
Alexander Fleming : the bacteriologist who discovered penicillin-- the miracle drug that has saved millions of lives by Beverley Birch( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 11 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the British bacteriologist, born in Scotland, who was knighted and awarded the 1945 Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering penicillin
Guglielmo Marconi : the story of radio and how it made the world a smaller place by Beverley Birch( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 12 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the early life of Marconi, his invention of the wireless, the spread of his invention worldwide and its effect on human communications
Marie Curie : pioneer in the study of radiation by Beverley Birch( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Martin Luther King, Jr. : America's great nonviolent leader in the struggle for human rights by Valerie Schloredt( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Nobel Prize-winning civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King
Father Damien : missionary to a forgotten people by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the priest who gave his life to the care of lepers in a colony at Molokai, Hawaii
Alexander Fleming : pioneer with antibiotics by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life story of Alexander Fleming, his study of medicine and bacteriology, and his discovery of penicillin
Rift by Beverley Birch( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella assists Inspector Murothi in the search for her sister and four other campers who have mysteriously disappeared and may be the victims of sinister behavior and bullying
Marconi's battle for radio by Beverley Birch( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Marconi's discovery of the radio
Benjamin Franklin's adventures with electricity by Beverley Birch( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Slovenian and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Benjamin Franklin's experiments with electricity and his attempt to prove the electrical properties of lightning by flying a kit with a metal key attached
 
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Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity
Alternative Names
Bāchi, Bibarii

Berč, Beverlī

Birch, B.

Birch, Beverly

버치, 비벌리

バーチ, ビバリー

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Guglielmo Marconi : radio pioneerMarie CurieShakespeare's talesLouis Pasteur : father of modern medicinePasteur's fight against microbesMarie Curie's search for radiumAlexander Fleming : pioneer with antibioticsRift