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Written by Christine Taylor-Butler


ISBN: 978-0-531-21861-7

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Genes are the blueprints for all life. When scientists first began altering genes to change the traits of living things, they unlocked an entirely new branch of science: genetics. Readers will get an overview of the science behind genetics and find out how genetics have changed our world. They will also meet some of the biggest innovators in genetics history and find out where the field is heading next.
This title will be available to ship September 2016
Item #: 652937
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2017
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 572.8
  • Engaging sidebars highlight important people, places, and events
  • Timelines outline major events in the history of these discoveries
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at discoverers in action
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com