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review A Bone from a Dry Sea 100 ¸ ✻ [BOOKS] ✯ A Bone from a Dry Sea By Peter Dickinson ❅ – Danpashley.co.uk On a prehistoric shore a young girl fights to help her tribe survive She is at home in the ocean as comfortable in the water as she is on dry land The child's people have made their homes by the bay f from a Kindle &Young women will Bone from a MOBI #241 find a connection an inexplicable bond that builds slowly but arrives with all the power of a tidal wave This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Peter Dickinson including rare images from the author's collection Fascinating fiction The New York Times Gripping Publishers Weekly Expertly crafted Kirkus Reviews Peter Dickinson was born in Africa but raised and educated in England From to he was on the editorial staff of Punch and since then has earned his living writing fiction of various kinds for children and adults His books have been published in several languages throughout the world The recipient of many awards Dickinson has been shortli. This book has an interesting premise and format It tells the story of a modern girl whose father is an archaeologist in Africa and an ancient female of a species presumably ancestral to modern humans The modern high school aged girl is visiting her father at an archaeological site where ancient human remains may possibly be found There are two distinct stories 1 The modern girl at the archaeological site and 2 the ancient proto human young female who lived her life in the same areaThe chapters alternate between Then and Now telling the two stories separately but parallelIn terms of human evolution the book follows the theory of Elaine Morgan that humans originated from a watershoreline adapted species and not from a species who depended on males hunting food on land This theory presumes that females were the ones who spurred the changes that resulted in tool making and eventually modern humansAs a person who spent three summers on an archeological excavation I found the book presented a dig in a realistic way The nuts and bolts of Elaine Morgan's Auatic Ape theory were presented correctly I will not comment as to whether or not her theory is correct just that it is a possible hypothesis I found the story of the ancient female to be interesting and thought provoking The story of the modern girl on its own was rather predictable girl with divorced parents spends summer with Dad in unusual location However the two stories intertwine in a way that makes you want to keep on readingI would recommend this to middle school or high school readers who are interested in science and enjoy science mixed in with fiction

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Sted nine times for the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children's literature and was the first author to win it twice The author of twenty one crime and mystery novels for adults Dickinson was also the first to win the Gold Dagger of the Crime Writers' Association for two books running The Glass Sided Ants' Nest and The Old English Peepshow A collection of Dickinson's poetry The Weir was published in His latest book In the Palace of the Khans was published in and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal Dickinson has served as chairman of the Society of Authors and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in for services to literature. I purchased this book as a part of my home schooled child's curriculum The following is his reviewThis is an excellent book I think it’s nicely written It has you on the ropes wondering what happens next It’s just wonderful Great for teens and preteens Entertaining for the reader I personally liked the book Historical fiction made fun

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A Bone from a Dry SeaFrom a Kindle #213 On a prehistoric shore a young girl fights to help her tribe survive She is at home in the ocean as comfortable in the water as she is on dry land The child's people have made their homes by the bay for as long as anyone can remember diving for mussels and any other food the ocean will serve to them They have no language A Bone eBook #10003 they have no names Although they know love and jealousy and pride they are not uite human not yet This child of the sea will show them the way Two million years later Vinny is visiting her father at an archaeological site in Africa when they discover the remains of that forgotten tribe of cliff dwellers Across the ocean of time these two. came on time wrapping was good thank you Cover illustration nice chapter one full of action so I will contimue to read it