Island : a story of the Galápagos (eBook, 2012) []
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Island : a story of the Galápagos

Island : a story of the Galápagos

Author: Jason Chin
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chin, Jason, 1978-
(DLC) 2011033797
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Chin
OCLC Number: 885340050
Notes: "A Neal Porter book."
Awards: Winner of Gryphon Award 2013
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Seven to Ten) 2013
Commended for Cybils (Nonfiction Picture Book) 2012
Short-listed for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (Grades K-3) 2014
Short-listed for Beehive Awards (Informational) 2015
Short-listed for Rhode Island Children's Book Awards 2015
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations
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. "A Read more...

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