Charles and Emma
The Darwins' Leap of Faith
By (author) Deborah Heiligman
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Charles and Emma by Deborah Heiligman
Book DescriptionCharles Darwin published "The Origin of Species," his revolutionary tract on evolution and the fundamental ideas involved, in 1859. Nearly 150 years later, the theory of evolution continues to create tension between the scientific and religious communities. Challenges about teaching the theory of evolution in schools occur annually all over the country. This same debate raged within Darwin himself, and played an important part in his marriage: his wife, Emma, was quite religious, and her faith gave Charles a lot to think about as he worked on a theory that continues to spark intense debates.Deborah Heiligman's new biography of Charles Darwin is a thought-provoking account of the man behind evolutionary theory: how his personal life affected his work and vice versa. The end result is an engaging exploration of history, science, and religion for young readers. "Charles and Emma "is a 2009 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805087215
(231mm x 157mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Henry Holt & Company
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publish Date: 23-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Deborah Heiligman
Deborah Heiligman has written more than twenty books for children. She graduated from Brown University, and started her writing career working for "Scholastic News Explorer," the classroom magazine, but left when she wanted to be home with her children, and then she started writing her books. She is married to Jonathan Weiner, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for "The Beak of the Finch."
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