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Neandertals : a prehistoric puzzle

Author: Yvette La Pierre
Publisher: Minneapolis [Minn.] : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2008.
Series: Discovery! (Lerner Publications Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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When the first Neanderthal skeleton was discovered nearly 150 years ago, scientists presented the race as barely developed brutes. But recent findings indicate that Neanderthals made complex tools, organized group hunts, cared for their sick and injured, and buried their dead.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yvette La Pierre
ISBN: 0822575248 9780822575245
OCLC Number: 137305856
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Discovery --
Fearsome creature --
Setting the record straight: 1930s through the 1970's --
Out of Africa ... and the family tree: 1980's --
Who were they? Neandertals and their world --
How did Neandertals live? --
What happened? The mystery of Neandertal disappearance --
Future of Neandertal research --
Glossary --
Source notes --
Selected bibliography --
Further reading and websites --
Index.
Series Title: Discovery! (Lerner Publications Company)
Responsibility: Yvette La Pierre.
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When the first Neanderthal skeleton was discovered nearly 150 years ago, scientists presented the race as barely developed brutes. But recent findings indicate that Neanderthals made complex tools, organized group hunts, cared for their sick and injured, and buried their dead.

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