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General Evolution

Barlow, Connie E. 2000. The Ghosts of Evolution: Nonsensical Fruit, Missing Partners, and other Ecological Anachronisms. New York: Basic Books.
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Bowler, Peter J. 2003. Evolution: The History of an Idea. Berkeley: University of California Press.
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Carroll. Sean B. 2005. Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo and the Making of the Animal Kingdom. New York: W.W. Norton.
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Carroll, Sean B. 2006. The Making of the Fittest. New York: W.W. Norton.
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Coyne, Jerry. 2009. Why Evolution is True. New York: Viking.
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Dalrymple, G. Brent. 2004. Ancient Earth, Ancient Skies: The Age of Earth and its Cosmic Surroundings. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
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Dawkins, Richard. 2009. The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution. New York: Free Press.
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Fortey, Richard. 1998. Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth. New York: Knopf.
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Knoll, Andrew H. 2003. Life on a Young Planet: the First Three Billion Years of Evolution on Earth. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
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Mayr, Ernst. 1991. One Long Argument: Charles Darwin and the Genesis of Modern Evolutionary Thought. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
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Prothero, Donald. 2003. Bringing Fossils to Life: An Introduction to Paleontology. New York: McGraw-Hill.
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Weiner, Jonathan. 1994. The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time. New York: Knopf.
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Zimmer, Carl. 2001. Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea. New York: Harper Collins.
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Advanced

Benton, Michael J. 2005. Vertebrate Palaeontology (3rd Edition). Bristol, UK: Blackwell Publishing.
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Lewin, Roger and Foley, Robert. 2004. Principles of Human Evolution. Malden: Blackwell Publishing.
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Textbooks

Futuyma, Douglas J. 2009 Evolution (2nd edition). Sunderland: Sinaur Associates, Inc.
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Ridley, Mark. 2003. Evolution. Carleton: Blackwell Publishing, Ltd.
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Zimmer, Carl. 2010. The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution. Greenwood Village: Roberts and Company Publishers.
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Creation/Evolution

Alters, Brian J. and Alters, Sandra M. 2001. Defending Evolution: A Guide to the Creation/Evolution Controversy. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
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National Academy of Sciences. 2008. Science, Evolution, and Creationism. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press. Free online: www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11876
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Scott, Eugenie C. 2009. Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction (2nd edition). Berkeley: University of California Press.
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Smith, Cameron M. and Sullivan, Charles. 2007. The Top 10 Myths About Evolution. Amherst: Prometheus Books.
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Evolution Education

Bybee, Rodger W., editor. 2004. Evolution in Perspective: The Science Teacher's Compendium. Arlington: National Science Teachers Association Press.
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Diamond, Judy, editor; with Zimmer, Carl, et al. 2006. Virus and the Whale: Exploring Evolution in Creatures Small and Large. Arlington: National Science Teachers Association Press.
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Hansen, Thor and Slesnick, Irwin. 2006. Adventures in Paleontology: 36 Classroom Activities. Arlington: National Science Teachers Association Press.
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National Academy of Science. 1998. Teaching about Evolution and the Nature of Science. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press. Free online: www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=5787
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Olson, Steve and National Academy of Sciences. 2004. Evolution in Hawaii: A Supplement to Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press. Free online: www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=10865
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Sager, Carrie, editor. 2008. Voices for Evolution, 3rd Ed. National Center for Science Education. Available online: ncse.com/voices
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Children's Books

Jackson, Ellen. 2005. The Tree of Life. Amherst: Prometheus Books
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Lawson, Kristan. 2003. Darwin and Evolution for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities. Chicago: Chicago Review Press.
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Matejovsky, Char. 2007. Stones and Bones. Santa Rosa: Polebridge Press.
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Morgan, Jennifer. 2003. From Lava to Life: The Universe Tells Our Earth Story. Nevada City: Dawn Publications.
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Peters, Lisa Westberg. 2003. Our Family Tree: An Evolution Story. San Diego: Harcourt, Inc.
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Sis, Peter. 2003. The Tree of Life: a Book Depicting the Life of Charles Darwin, Naturalist, Geologist, and Thinker. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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Stein, Sara. 1986. The Evolution Book. New York: Workman Publishing.
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