Posted in 2013-2014 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Stronger than Steel: spider silk DNA and the quest for better bulletproof vests, sutures, and parachute rope, by Bridget Heos

Stronger Than SteelSummary:  Come face to face with golden orb weaver spiders, and transgenic alfalfa, silkworm silk, and goats, whose milk contains the proteins to spin spider silk—and to weave a nearly indestructible fiber.

Houghton Mifflin

Find it at WCPL

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