The Polio Pioneer: Dr. Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

Written by
Linda Elovitz Marshall 
Illustrated by
Lisa Anchin 
Last Sent to Families: October 2021
PRH (Knopf)


Polio was once a very common disease -- and a very scary one. Young Jonas Salk decided he wanted to figure out a way to help. Through hard work, perseverance, and the scientific method, he and his team led the way to a groundbreaking vaccine that helped in the project of tikkun olam, repairing the world -- one injection at a time.

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