DK Biography: Charles Darwin

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With more than 100 full-color photographs and illustrations and detailed sidebars, this entry in DK's acclaimed Biography series celebrate a pioneer who changed how the world is viewed: scientist Charles Darwin.

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Overview

With more than 100 full-color photographs and illustrations and detailed sidebars, this entry in DK's acclaimed Biography series celebrate a pioneer who changed how the world is viewed: scientist Charles Darwin.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756625542
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/25/2006
  • Series: DK Biography Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 190,212
  • Age range: 3 months - 17 years
  • Lexile: 1170L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 7.81 (h) x 0.38 (d)

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Table of Contents


Prologue: A Most Unusual Voyage     6
"A Very Ordinary Boy"     8
The Search for Direction     16
Signing On     26
The Voyage of the Beagle Begins     34
The Beagle in the Galapagos     46
Home and a New Life     52
The Countryman's Doubts     62
Health Matters     70
"Gleams of Light"     74
Delay...and Completion     82
Going Public     88
The Great Man of Science     98
The Widening Influence     108
Darwin's Legacy Today     116
Timeline     122
Bibliography     124
For Further Study     125
Index     126
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    I thoght this book was very interesting. It taught me about Charles Darwin`s life and his theory of evolution. It also showed his journey to the galopagos islands. I think this is a great book for readers of any age because it speaks about his evolution theory and his journey. You should read it :)!

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