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Author : Ben Mezrich
ISBN : 9781501135576
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and The 37th Parallel tells the fascinating Jurassic Park­-like story of the genetic restoration of an extinct species—the woolly mammoth. “Paced like a thriller…Woolly reanimates history and breathes new life into the narrative of nature” (NPR). With his “unparalleled” (Booklist, starred review) writing, Ben Mezrich takes us on an exhilarating and true adventure story from the icy terrain of Siberia to the cutting-edge genetic labs of Harvard University. A group of scientists work to make fantasy reality by splicing DNA from frozen woolly mammoth into the DNA of a modern elephant. Will they be able to turn the hybrid cells into a functional embryo and potentially bring the extinct creatures to our modern world? Along with this team of brilliant scientists, a millionaire plans to build the world’s first Pleistocene Park and populate a huge tract of the Siberian tundra with ancient herbivores as a hedge against an environmental ticking time bomb that is hidden deep within the permafrost. More than a story of genetics, this is a thriller illuminating the real-life race against global warming, of the incredible power of modern technology, of the brave fossil hunters who battle polar bears and extreme weather conditions, and the ethical quandary of cloning extinct animals. This “rollercoaster quest for the past and future” (Christian Science Monitor) asks us if we can right the wrongs of our ancestors who hunted the woolly mammoth to extinction and at what cost?
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Ben Mezrich
ISBN : 9781501135552
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Subtitle in pre-publication: The true story of the de-extinction of one of history's most iconic creatures.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

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ISBN : 9781501135569
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Woolly And Me

Author : Quentin Gréban
ISBN : 9780884486381
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Foreword Starred Review With whimsical illustrations, a child describes the many ways in which her woolly mammoth is one of the world’s best pets, accompanying her everywhere and sharing her daily activities with keen enthusiasm and loving gentleness. And when her mammoth gets a little frightened—on a roller coaster ride or in her dark bedroom at night—our brave narrator comforts her pet and bucks up his courage. On the last page of this warm and reassuring picture book, we see at last that Woolly is a stuffed animal—leading us to ask, who has been comforting whom? Fountas & Pinnell Level J
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Really Woolly Bible Stories

Author : Bonnie Rickner Jensen
ISBN : 9781400316335
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces noted Bible stories, including those of the Creation, Noah, Abraham, Joseph, Moses, Samson, David, Daniel, Jonah, the Nativity and other events from the life of Jesus, the parable of the Good Samaritan, and the Resurrection. On board pages.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Really Woolly Bedtime Prayers

Author : DaySpring,
ISBN : 9780529104410
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The perfect way to introduce children to the joy of having a special time with God at night right before they close their sleepy eyes. A case-bound padded board book from the Really Woolly® brand by DaySpring® with devotions and prayers that center on various aspects of God’s shepherd-like love for us with themes of The Shepherd . . . listens, cares, loves, promises, watches, rescues, sings, smiles, guides, teaches, blesses, encourages, understands, shines, forgives, comforts, chooses, plans, and creates. Little ones will love the charming Really Woolly® illustrations, engaging verse, and Scripture that show how much God loves and cares for them. Prayer starters encourage children to talk to God. Meets national education standards.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Woolly Mammoth

Author : Helen Frost
ISBN : 0736836497
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 88.60 MB
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Introduces the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the prehistoric mammal.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Tiger Moths And Woolly Bears

Author : William E. Conner
ISBN : 9780195327373
Genre : Science
File Size : 37.92 MB
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Tiger moths and woolly bears have attracted attention for their brilliant coloration, spectacular courtship rituals, and bizarre defenses. The accounts in this book, each written by an expert in the field, describe seminal studies on phylogeny and behavior, natural history, chemical communication, mate choice and sexual selection, chemical ecology, parasite-host relationships, self-medication, animal orientation, predator-prey interactions, mimicry, adaptive coloration, speciation, biodiversity, and more.
Category: Science

Hide And Seek

Author : Kerry Argent
ISBN : 1742991173
Genre : Picture books for children
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Category: Picture books for children