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GRAND CANYON

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Chin
Author's First Name: 
Jason
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Neal Porter/Roaring Brook)
Publication Date: 
2017
2017 Nomination (not yet selected): 
With detailed and beautiful illustrations and and equally carefully constructed text, we are taken on a Grand Canyon journey through time, explaining how the canyon was formed, the changing flora and fauna, the differing climates in the canyon and the formation of its varying rock layers. Lots to pour over here, this book will continue to inform the more you read it and study the information in every illustration. End notes add to the enjoyment of the book. Seven to Ten. -Edie Ching.

ISLAND: A STORY OF THE GALÁPAGOS

Island
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Chin
Author's First Name: 
Jason
Publisher: 
Flash Point
Publication Month: 
September
Publication Date: 
2012

This beautiful picture book depicts the evolution and extinction of the Galápagos’ Islands and its animals. The author pairs detailed, intricate, and evocative illustrations with understandable text to describe the life of and on the islands. An epilogue addresses Darwin’s voyage to the islands.

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