Charlie and Kiwi an Evolutionary Adventure

Charlie and Kiwi an Evolutionary Adventure

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Author: New York Hall of Science

Pictures by/Illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds and Fablevision

ISBN-10: 1442421126

ISBN-13: 978-1442421127

Main Characters: Charlie, Kiwi, and Grandpa Charles

Summary:

Charlie has to write a paper about a bird.

He wants to pick a different kind of bird.

Charlie chooses to write about a kiwi.

Charlie, Kiwi, and Grandpa Charles time travel to learn about kiwis.

My favorite part of the story: My favorite part of the story was when they traveled through time to see how dinosaurs may have become like birds.

What I learned from this book: I learned why kiwis can’t fly and don’t have wings but they are still birds.

My rating: 4

Reading difficulty for me: A little difficult

Words that were new/difficult for me: Kiwi, New Zealand, mutter, astonish, shudder, peculiar, contraption, snicker, familiar, ancestor, ancient, wistful, theory, generation, descendants, evolve

Fun facts: Other birds like chickens and eagles are also believed to be descendants of dinosaurs.

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