Island

Island

A Story of the Galápagos

Book - 2012
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A history of the Galapagos Island, describing how the island formed and animals came to inhabit it.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781596437166
1596437162
Branch Call Number: J 508.866 CHI
Characteristics: [34] p. : col. ill., maps (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm

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VanessaCCL Nov 28, 2012

"This gorgeously (and generously) illustrated science book tells the story of the birth and development of the Galápagos Islands, a group of volcanic islands off the western coast of South America. It breaks down the islands' formation and habitation by plants and animals, explaining complex topics such as plate tectonics and natural selection in a way that is both interesting and clear. Additional information on Charles Darwin, volcanoes, and the native species of the islands is included at the back of the book." KIds' Books November 2012 Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=573699

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