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Pamela S. Turner

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Pamela S. Turner is the author of Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog and Gorilla Doctors: Saving Endangered Great Apes, an ALA Notable book. She lives in Oakland, California.

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Gr 5 Up—A fascinating narrative on the history of our species from 66 million years ago to now. Turner has
transformed a dense topic into an easy-to-understand and enjoyable j
 
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BackstoryBooks | 4 andre anmeldelser | Apr 1, 2024 |
Very conversational in tone and, of course, great information about human evolution.
 
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LibrarianDest | 4 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |
I think I'm with Leonard on this one. His review is definitely worth a read.

I didn't finish this because it felt awfully breezy for the violent subject matter. Do I sound like I'm against nonfiction being fun? I'm really not. I like fun! But a light tone when talking about atrocity is more appropriate for adults who, presumably, get how serious it truly is, even when the violence took place hundreds of years ago. Booklist called this book "pure excitement" and I'm just SMH that senseless violence is so thrilling to so many.

Ever since I had a baby I can't stomach violence like I used to. I can't watch Game of Thrones anymore. I even have trouble watching the NFL because I feel bad for the mothers of the players getting their brains smashed for entertainment. I'm not the right reader for this book right now.
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LibrarianDest | 20 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |
This book looked really promising, so I checked it out. But then, I read a few passages, and was disconcerted by their clunkiness. Good quality paper and excellent photographs, so I may try again.
 
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themulhern | 4 andre anmeldelser | Aug 4, 2023 |

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