Of Man and Mouse: How House Mice Became Laboratory Mice

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Viking Press, 1971 - Mice as Laboratory Animals - 126 pages
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Traces man's association with the house mouse from ancient times to current scientific research stressing the animal's importance as a laboratory animal.

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Some Very Special Mice
The mouse cult in Greece
The Mouses Family Tree

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About the author (1971)

Patricia Lauber was born in New York City and graduated from Wellesley College. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 125 children's books including the Around-the-House History series, the Clarence the TV Dog series, and contributions to the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Volcano: Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens received a Newbery Honor in 1986. In 1983, she received The Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children's nonfiction literature. Besides being an author, she was also an editor of Junior Scholastic and editor-in-chief of Science World. She died on March 12, 2010 at the age of 86.

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