What should we teach our children about where we come from?
From bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Humes comes a dramatic story of faith, science, and courage unlike any since the famous Scopes Monkey Trial. Monkey Girl takes you behind the scenes of the recent war on evolution in Dover, Pennsylvania, when the town's school board decision to confront the controversy head-on thrust its students, then the entire community, onto the front lines of America's culture wars. Told from the perspectives of all sides of the battle, it is a riveting true story about an epic court case on the teaching of "intelligent design," and what happens when science and religion collide.
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America's SoulUser Review - Paul V. - Goodreads
It's amazing to think that the Scopes "monkey trial" took place in 1925, and nothing has essentially changed in some parts of the US The book relates the story of the Dover, Pennsylvania, school ... Read full review
Review: Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America's SoulUser Review - Elliott Bignell - Goodreads
Firstly I have to say that I found this book both so rivetting and so engaging that I swept through it in about half the time I normally require for a book of this size, a rate more typical of my ... Read full review
What Lies Beneath
survival of the ﬁttest
The Watchmaker Returns
The Waters of Kansas Part
What Will We Tell the Children?
Sword and Shield Shock and Awe
Paleozoic Roadkill Kentucky Fried Chicken
Of Panders and People
Under the Microscope Deer in the Headlights
Forty Days and Forty Nights