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Every bone tells a story : hominin discoveries, deductions, and debates

Author: Jill RubalcabaSusan Mallory ShermanBrian G WalkerPeter RobertshawCharlesbridge (Firm),All authors
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When did language begin? How did early humans populate the globe? By looking closely at four of the most significant hominins ever discovered, the authors explain how Turkana Boy, Lapedo Child, Kennewick Man, and Iceman have influenced debates about the nature of the earliest members of the family Hominidae.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Case studies Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Rubalcaba; Susan Mallory Sherman; Brian G Walker; Peter Robertshaw; Charlesbridge (Firm),; Imago Publishing Ltd.,
ISBN: 9781580891646 1580891640 9781580891653 1580891659 9780329859428 0329859420
OCLC Number: 232656334
Notes: "Production supervision by Brian G. Walker ; Design by Susan Mallory Sherman"--Title page verso.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2011
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist, 2011
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 1010
Description: 185 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Turkana Boy. Discovery --
Deductions --
Debates --
Further reading and source notes --
Lapedo Child. Discovery --
Deductions --
Debates --
Further reading and source notes --
Kennewick Man. Discovery --
Deductions --
Debates --
Further reading and source notes --
Iceman. Discovery --
Deductions --
Debates --
Further reading and source notes --
Conclusion --
Further reading and source notes --
Time line --
Glossary --
Hominins and friends --
Bibliography --
Index --
Acknowledgments/photo credits.
Responsibility: Jill Rubalcaba and Peter Robertshaw.
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When did language begin? How did early humans populate the globe? By looking closely at four of the most significant hominins ever discovered, the authors explain how Turkana Boy, Lapedo Child, Kennewick Man, and Iceman have influenced debates about the nature of the earliest members of the family Hominidae.

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