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Runner of the Mountain Tops: The Life of Louis Agassiz


Author(s):Mabel L. Robinson
Illustrator(s):Lynd Ward
Publisher(s): Random House, Inc.
Year Published: 1939
Type: Hardcover
Genre: American
Science – Biology
Age Range: Ages 13-18: Young Adult
Pages: 290
ISBN-10: 9997489683
ISBN-13: 9789997489685
OCLC: 698157
Award(s): Junior Literary Guild (1939)
Newbery Honor Book (1940)


A short biography of the nineteenth century scientist who first theorized the existence of past ice ages. He was known for opposing Darwin’s theory of evolution.

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