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Island : a story of the Galápagos

Author: Jason Chin
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
An island is about to be born-- one that in time will become the home of plants and animals that exist nowhere else on Earth. This book is the biography of a Galápagos island-- from birth, through adolescence, to adulthood, and beyond.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Chin
ISBN: 9781596437166 1596437162
OCLC Number: 751248343
Notes: "A Neal Porter book."
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Birth --
Childhood --
Adulthood --
Old age --
Responsibility: Jason Chin.


Thoroughly researched and filled with intricate and beautiful paintings, this extraordinary book by award-winning author and artist Chin is an epic saga of the life of an island--born of fire, rising  Read more...
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"Handsome and succinct..."--"The Wall Street Journal"Chin's remarkable introduction to the Galapagos is not just a story. It's a biography. It begins with an island's "birth" six million years ago. Read more...

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