Origins of Life

From the Set Out of This World

Explore the dark side of space in Out of this World, a new and exciting series for struggling readers. Who were the first humans? What happened after the "Big Bang?" These and other fascinating questions are discussed in the Origins of Life title using considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance reading comprehension. Sidebars include hands-on experiments, spotlight biographies on women in science, tech connections, and far out facts.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 2
Dewey 576.8
Lexile 500L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level X
Language English
Publisher 45th Parallel Press
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534169265), Paperback (9781534170940), PDF (9781534172784), ePub (9781534178304), Hosted ebook (9781534174627), Kindle (9781534176461)
Copyright 2021
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs

Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan

Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan was born in the luckiest of all years, the Year of the Dragon. She’s an author, university professor, curriculum designer, and former elementary school teacher. She was inspired to write this story after doing author visits. Her young audiences wanted to know more about Chinese New Year! She lives in San Diego with one well-trained husband and two very naughty dogs.

  • What Is the Universe?
  • What Happened After the “Big Bang”?
  • What Were the First Signs of Life?
  • What Happened During the Paleozoic Era?
  • When Did Dinosaurs Roam the Earth?
  • Who Were the First Humans?
  • Who First Studied Evolution?
  • Glossary
  • Far-Out Facts / Learn More
  • Index / About the Author
Activities for further learning
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Table of contents
Full-color photographs