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Billions of years, amazing changes : the story of evolution

Author: Laurence Pringle; Steve Jenkins; Jerry A Coyne; Carla Weise; Boyds Mills Press.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills, ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of man's discoveries about evolution, covering both the mechanisms of evolution and examples of natural selection.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Pringle; Steve Jenkins; Jerry A Coyne; Carla Weise; Boyds Mills Press.
ISBN: 9781590787236 1590787234
OCLC Number: 730413934
Notes: "Design by Carla Weise"--Title page verso.
Target Audience: Middle School.; 1000
Description: 102 pages : illustrations, color maps, photographs (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Imagine --
Evidence from the earth --
How fossils form --
Layers of rock, layers of past life --
The adventures and discoveries of Charles Darwin --
Evolution --
Variation --
Nature's bounty --
Competition --
Natural selection --
After Darwin --
Telling time --
Genetics --
More and more fossils --
"Missing links" found --
Moving continents --
On faraway islands --
Coevolution --
Origin of species --
Evolution, going on right now.
Other Titles: Story of evolution
Responsibility: Laurence Pringle ; illustrations by Steve Jenkins ; with a foreword by Jerry A. Coyne.

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Traces the history of man's discoveries about evolution, covering both the mechanisms of evolution and examples of natural selection.

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* "A necessary title for most school and public libraries serving young readers." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review* "Simpler, and far more lively than Thom Holmes's dry Evolution (Chelsea House, Read more...

 
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