First Humans

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Marshall Cavendish, Sep 1, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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In this four-book series we step back in timeback so many years that it is hard to grasp the distanceto explore our roots. Amazingly, for most of the millions of years that people have been around, there was more than one species of human in the world. Can you imagine meeting another species of human? Today we, Homo sapiens, are the only species of human on Earth. How did we become what we are today, and who were our ancestors and cousins in the human family free? Together, the four books in Humans: An Evolutionary History answer these questions and more:
  

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Contents

In Search of Human Origins
8
A Fraud in the Family Tree
20
Chapter
39
Chapter Three
52
Chapter Four
71
Chapter Five
86
Time Line of Human Evolution
98
Index
108
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Rebecca Stefoff is the author of many books for children and young adults, including a biography of the Shawnee chieftain Tecumseh and her adaptation of Ronald Takaki's award-winning history of Asian Americans, Strangers from a Different Shore.