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A Discovery of Dragons



by
Lindsay Galvin

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Scholastic
Imprint
Chicken House
ISBN
9781338714449
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How to Train Your Dragon meets natural history, with real science, in this story of discovery through one of the lens of one of the most historical voyages in history.

It's 1835. Cabin boy Simon Covington is on the voyage of a lifetime to the Galapagos Islands with the world-famous scientist, Charles Darwin.

But when Simon falls overboard during a huge storm, he washes up on an unexplored island. Stranded there, he makes a discovery that could change the world. Now it's not just his own survival at stake - the future of an undiscovered species is in his hands. But perhaps there's one person who could help…

Based on the real events of Charles Darwin's legendary voyage, this is a novel that melds science with wonder.Note about the story. “People and Places in Darwin’s Dragons.” Interview with Lindsay Galvin. Charles Darwin Time line. Reading list.

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Format

Print

Page Count

288

Trim Size

8 3/10" x 5 1/2"

Dewey

F

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Genre

Fiction

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Oct 2021

Book Genres

Adventure, Fantasy

Topics

Charles Darwin (1809–1882). Syms Covington (1813–1861). Galapagos Islands. Voyages and travels. Dragons, unicorns, and mythical creatures. Science and nature. 

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