Kidhaven Press, 2003, grades 4-6.
Learn about modern genetics, from Gregor Mendel’s study of pea plants to the cloning of Dolly the sheep. Explore how mutations cause genetic diseases, the role genes may play in curing diseases, and the use of DNA fingerprints to identify criminals.
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These series titles provide overviews of their respective subjects. The appealing layout includes large fonts, many color photographs, and simple diagrams.
This series explores the concepts of the title of each volume by defining and explaining what they are and how they work. Colored photos on nearly every page make the series visually attractive while they add to the understanding of the text. Appealing illustrations and text will interest young readers with information suitable for reports. Recommended.