Facklam, Howard and Margery.
From Cell to Clone, The
Story of Genetic Engineering
. Harcourt Brace Jonanovich, New York, 1979.
Discusses genetic engineering, particularly the history and techniques of cloning. Includes material on genetic research and test-tube babies.
Morrison, Velma Ford.
There’s Only One You
. Julian Messner, New York, 1978.
Introduces fundamental concepts of genetics. Good middle school reading.
Silverstien, Alvin and Virginia.
The Code of Life
, New York: Atheneum, 1972.
Discusses genetic coding, chromosomes, genes, DNA, and the possibility of treating hereditary diseases through gene manipulation.