Duck Egg Blue

Duck Egg Blue High school freshman Cameron Wright finds that duck egg blue is the perfect color for the river in a small scale model of the Grand Canyon he s building for a science class evolution project It is thi

  • Title: Duck Egg Blue
  • Author: Derrick Neill
  • ISBN: 9781616140120
  • Page: 290
  • Format: ebook
  • High school freshman Cameron Wright finds that duck egg blue is the perfect color for the river in a small scale model of the Grand Canyon he s building for a science class evolution project It is this project that his ultrareligious father criticizes as being contrary to the creation story Cameron isn t the only one in his Arizona community to come under attack from theHigh school freshman Cameron Wright finds that duck egg blue is the perfect color for the river in a small scale model of the Grand Canyon he s building for a science class evolution project It is this project that his ultrareligious father criticizes as being contrary to the creation story Cameron isn t the only one in his Arizona community to come under attack from the religious right Cameron s science teacher, Mark Edwards, his mother s new boyfriend, is being pressured at school to give creation science equal time with evolution in the classroom, a directive that threatens both his position at the school and the separation of church and state And Mr Edwards is shocked to discover who s pulling the strings behind the Darwin versus the Bible debate As the school year unfolds, Mr Edwards and Cameron embark on a search for self, for right answers, and for ultimate meanings In the end, this teacher and his student learn some very important lessons about values, courage, and integrity.

    One thought on “Duck Egg Blue”

    1. Books about atheism are a tough review, and while Duck Egg Blue does an admirable job of approaching the subject of a prospective Eagle Scout, I feel as if the book falls apart after the initial confrontations. The main character, Cameron Wright, has his doubts, and they stick with him throughout the book. That parts well and interesting and if the author had stuck to the struggles of non-belief in youth, it would have been a fantastic perspective. Instead, the author constructs the religious ri [...]

    2. When one is taught to be honest and then is punished for thinking critically, this book is an excellent example on the problems that arrive when you don't think conventionally whether you are young or old.

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