Looking at the Cat, an Eye on Evolution
The Aquitaine Reluctant Reader Series
by Mary Jo Nickum
Publisher: Aquitaine, LTD
The history of the cat goes back much further than the Egyptians, as the reader will find out when reading “Looking at the Cat, An Eye on Evolution”. The book is an overview of Darwin’s Theory of evolution as it relates to the cat. The student not only is exposed to the concepts of evolution but, at the same time, is shown examples of how evolution has progressed and the timeframe during which these changes took place. The book contains 44 pictures, photos and graphs along with 10 sidebars.
The book is written for students age 12-16 to satisfy Common Core and high school biology curriculum requirements. It is well documented with a source and illustrations credit lists. A list of further readings, with activities is included to amplify further the message that reading is fun.