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The Index Elephant

Author(s): Gregory L. Vogt, Ed.D.
The Index Elephant
  • Grades:
  • 6-8

In this storybook, young students track a mysterious illness that is killing baby elephants. They learn how doctors and scientists identified the pathogen, found a treatment and are working to make a vaccine.

Download: The Index Elephant

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