Sunday, February 8, 2009

What Darwin Saw : The Journey That Changed the World

What Darwin Saw : The Journey That Changed the World by Rosalyn Schanzer, Charles Darwin The young Darwin noticed everything, and proved himself an avid and detailed chronicler of daily events on the Beagle and onshore. Young readers travel alongside Darwin and read his lively and awestruck words about the wonders of the world.We follow Darwin’s voyage, looking over his shoulder as he explores new lands, asks questions about the natural world, and draws groundbreaking conclusions. We walk in his footsteps, collecting animals and fossils, experiencing earthquakes and volcanoes, and meeting people of many cultures and languages. We examine his opinions on life in all its forms. We consider the thoughts of this remarkable scientist, who poured his observations and research into his expansive theories about life on Earth.

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