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Saturday, November 28, 11:30 AM ET
Story Time: Linda Elovitz Marshall & Lisa Anchin present The Polio Pioneer
Author Linda Elovitz Marshall and illustrator Lisa Anchin join Greenlight (virtually) to present their new picture book, The Polio Pioneer! Dr. Jonas Salk is one of the most celebrated doctors and medical researchers of the 20th century. In 1952, he invented the polio vaccine, which nearly eliminated polio from this country. For the rest of his life, Dr. Salk continued to do groundbreaking medical research at the Salk Institute, leaving behind a legacy that continues to make the world a better place every day. This compelling picture book biography sheds light on Dr. Salk's groundbreaking journey and the importance of vaccination. Discover the fascinating life of world-renowned scientist Jonas Salk, whose pioneering discoveries changed the world forever, at this enlightening story time! Ages 3 to 8.