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Cheryl Bardoe

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Bardoe studied journalism at Northwestern University. She lives in Chicago with her family.

Biography: Cheryl Bardoe is a former senior project manager of exhibitions at the Field Museum in Chicago.

  • '''''The Ugly Ducking Dinosaur

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children

Cheryl Bardoe on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Behold the beautiful dung beetle
ISBN: 9781580895552 OCLC: 811524036

Charlesbridge, Watertown, MA : 2014.

Presents the life and habits of the dung beetle, which obtains food, water, and shelter from the droppings of other animals.

  Bei Bei Goes Home: A Panda Story
ISBN: 1536217638 OCLC:

Candlewick 2021

Two nations and a mother panda work together to nurture a 'precious treasure' in the remarkable true story of a celebrity panda cub and his life at the Smithsonian National Zoo - and beyond --

  China: A History
ISBN: 1419721216 OCLC:

Abrams 2019

Discover the history of one of the world's most influential civilizations. Based on the Cyrus Tang Hall of China exhibit at The Field Museum, China: A History traces the 7,000-year story of this diverse land. Full-color maps, photos, and illustrations of the people, landscape, artifacts, and rare objects bring the history of this nation to life! Young readers learn about prehistoric China, follow the reign of emperors and dynasties, and come to understand how China became the world power that it is today. The book also explores the role of children and women in everyday life as well as how religion, politics, and economics shaped the deep traditions and dynamic changes of modern China. This book stands alone from the exhibition and is a go-to resource for young readers looking to learn more about this powerful nation. It includes a timeline, bibliography, and index. --

Gregor Mendel :
ISBN: 9780810954755 OCLC: 62324390

Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York : 2006.

How do mothers and fathers--whether they are apple trees, sheep, or humans--pass down traits to their children? This question fascinated Gregor Mendel throughout his life. Regarded as the world's first geneticist, Mendel overcame poverty and obscurity to discover one of the fundamental aspects of genetic science: animals, plants, and people all inherit and pass down traits through the same process, following the same rules. Living the slow-paced, contemplative life of a friar, Gregor Mendel was able to conceive and put into practice his great experiment: growing multiple generations of peas. From observing yellow peas, green peas, smooth peas, and wrinkled peas, Mendel crafted his theory of heredity--years before scientists had any notion of genes. Children will be inspired by Gregor's neverending search for knowledge, and his famous experiments are easy to understand as an introduction to genetics.--Publisher's website.

Mammoths and mastodons :
ISBN: 081098413X OCLC: 391369171

Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York : ©2010.

Provides information about the mammoths and mastodons that roamed the Earth for millions of years.

  Mammoths and mastodons :
ISBN: 9780545818926 OCLC: 902716947

Provides information about the mammoths and mastodons that roamed the Earth for millions of years.

  Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain
ISBN: 0316278203 OCLC:

Little Brown 2018

A biography of Sophie Germain, who grew up during the French Revolution and followed her dream of studying mathematics, becoming the first woman to win a grand prize from the Royal Academy of Sciences and changing the world with her discoveries --

  The Field Museum
ISBN: 1935442112 OCLC:

Beckon Books 2011

The ugly duckling dinosaur :
ISBN: 0810997398 OCLC: 645889357

Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York : 2011.

In this take on "The Ugly Duckling," a tyrannosaurus rex is hatched in a nest of ducklings. Includes facts about dinosaurs.