On the Origin of Species

Young Readers Edition

On the Origin of Species

Adapted by: Rebecca Stefoff / From an idea by: Charles Darwin
For Ages: 10 - 99
Charles Darwin’s groundbreaking On the Origin of Species is now available in an accessible, illustrated edition for young readers that includes an introduction, glossary, modern insight and information, and more!

Charles Darwin’s famous theory of natural selection shook the world of science to its core, challenging centuries of orthodox beliefs about life itself. Darwin’s boundary-shattering treatise was captured in On the Origin of Species, originally published in 1859, a groundbreaking and detailed study on ecological interrelatedness, the complexity of animal and plant life, and the realities of evolution.

This Young Reader’s Edition makes Darwin’s cornerstone of modern science accessible to readers of all ages. Meticulously curated to honor Darwin’s original text, this compelling edition also provides contemporary insight, photographs, illustrations, and more. This adaptation is a must-have for any reader with a curious mind and the desire to explore one of the most influential books of our time.
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 
  • 176 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781481462495 | 
  • September 2018 | 
  • Grades 5 and up
List Price $24.99 (price may vary by retailer)
Ships on or around September 4, 2018
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