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People of the Lakes (First North Americans)
W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear

Tor, 1995

A powerful totemic mask threatens the very survival of the Mound Builder people of the Great Lakes Region. Clan fighting for control of the evil mask has broken out and it is up to Star Shell, daughter of the Hopewell chief to rid her people of this cursed symbol of another age.
  
  











  



  
The PreHistory of The Far Side:: A 10th Anniversary Exhibit
Gary Larson

Andrews and McMeel Publishing, 1989

1989 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.
  
  











  



  
Evolution Man: Or, How I Ate My Father
Roy Lewis

Vintage, 1994

"Artfully told and laugh-out-loud funny", says the Los Angeles Times Book Review of this long out-of-print novel--now being rediscovered. Lewis's hilarious tale of one Stone Age family offers highly-revised accounts of the invention of fire, the origins of courtship, and much more. Charles Darwin may turn over in his grave.
  
  











  



  
Prehistory Of The Far Side - 10th Anniversary Exhibit
Gary Larson

Andrews and Mcmeel, 1990
  
  











  



  
Ice Angel: An Ancient Feline Fantasy (Angel Cats Book 1)

Linda Deane, 2013

Take a flight of fantasy with Angelica, a visitor from another world as she travels back in time to rescue a clan of Ice Age people. In this historical fantasy, we go back to our Ice Age roots and see the world through the eyes of a young man who has some tough choices to make as he grows up in a very harsh world. Can Angelica help him find the courage within to defeat evil and fulfil his destiny? If you like the Warriors series, you'll love ...
  
  











  



  
The Codex Borgia: A Full-Color Restoration of the Ancient Mexican Manuscript (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)
Gisele Díaz, Alan Rodgers

Dover Publications, 1993

Considered by many scholars the finest extant Mexican codex and one of the most important original sources for the study of pre-Columbian religion, the Codex Borgia is a work of profound beauty, filled with strange and evocative images related to calendrical, cosmological, ritual, and divinatory matters. Generally similar to such Mixtec manuscripts as the Codex Nuttall , the Codex Borgia is thought to have its origin (ca. A.D. 1400) in the ...
  
  











  



  
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice #3: Help, I'm in Hot Lava!
Geronimo Stilton

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2013

Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! Geronimo Stiltonoot and his family are off to find a cure for Grandma Ratrock's aches and pains. She's heard that a remedy hides in a legendary valley, and Geronimo isn't even sure it exists. Little does he know that getting there will be an adventure among geysers, volcanoes, and rivers of molten lava!
  
  











  



  
The First Dog
Jan Brett

Demco Media, 2002

Kip the Cave Boy offers to share all his woolly rhino ribs if Paleowolf will use his keen nose, fine ears, and sharp eyes to keep Kip from being eaten up. When Paleowolf agrees with a bark and a wag of his tail, Kip names his new friend Dog.
  
  











  



  
Angel Bones: A Feline Fantasy Adventure (Angel Cats Book 2), 2013

The second book in the Angel Cats series continues to explore the mystical connection between humans and animals. In the murky depths of our past, the embryonic bond between woman and cat began to develop. What the reviewers are saying: "This beautifully descriptive fantasy adventure will transport you back to a time before recorded history; before the time of the great Egyptian civilisations. Based on recent archaeological findings on the ...
  
  











  



  
Cave Art
Jean Clottes

Phaidon Press, 2010

The discovery of pre-historic decorated caves in western Europe transformed the way we think about the development of art. The earliest known evidence of human artistic endeavor, the awe-inspiring paintings, dramatic engravings and small, delicate sculptures of animals and humans found in these caves still hold a unique power and fascination, more than a century after they were first discovered. In this book, internationally renowned expert on ...
  
  











  



  
Historical Atlas of the Ancient World 4,000,000 - 500 BC
John Haywood

MetroBooks (NY), 2001

Guide to the history of humanity
  
  











  



  
Gary Larson Far Side comic set of 7: In Search of Far Side, Hound of the Far Side, Beyond the Far Side, The ...
Gary. Larson

Andrews and Mcneel, 1988
  
  











  



  
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #5: Oath Breaker
Michelle Paver

Katherine Tegen Books, 2009

Torak circled the fire and Thiazzi came after him: slowly, cracking his whip, playing with his prey as a lynx plays with a lemming. Torak was exhausted. He wasn't going to last much longer. When he was outcast, Torak was the hunted one. Nine moons later he becomes the hunter, when he vows to avenge the killing of one of his closest friends. Racked by guilt and grief, he follows the killer into the Deep Forest, where the World Spirit stalks ...
  
  











  



  
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #4: Outcast
Michelle Paver

Katherine Tegen Books, 2008

Torak crouched on a beach of black sand, his clothes in tatters, his face wild and hopeless as he lashed out with a flaming brand—lashed out at Wolf. Ior two moons Torak has hidden a terrible secret—and now it is revealed. He bears the mark of the Soul-Eater and must pay the price. Cast out from the clans, he is alone and on the run: cut off from his best friend, Renn, and his beloved pack-brother, Wolf. In the haunted reed-beds of ...
  
  











  



  
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #6: Ghost Hunter
Michelle Paver

Katherine Tegen Books, 2010

Her cry rips the souls from your marrow. With her spear she snares them. She devours them. Eostra truly is an eater of souls. Winter is coming. Souls' Night draws near. Eostra, the Eagle Owl Mage, holds the clans in the grip of terror. Torak must leave the Forest and seek her lair in the Mountain of Ghosts, while Renn faces an agonizing decision. Wolf, their faithful pack-brother, must overcome wrenching grief. And in the final battle against ...
  
  











  



  
Discovery in the Cave (Step into Reading)

Random House Books for Young Readers, 2011

This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too!   In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep underground, eventually coming to a huge cave, the walls of which were covered with life-size paintings of animals. Whole herds of ...
  
  











  



  
The Best Book of Early People
Margaret Hynes, Mike White

Kingfisher, 2003

Children are very curious about who their prehistoric ancestors were, how they lived, and what they may have looked like, and The Best Book of Early People by Margaret Hynes and Mike White is just the source to satisfy emerging anthropologists. Children will learn how early families survived, hunted, gathered into primitive settlements, began to use tools, and invented farming techniques. Step-by-step illustrations and captions explore ancient ...
  
  











  



  
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #3: Soul Eater
Michelle Paver

HarperCollins, 2007

It's winter, and Wolf, Torak's beloved pack-brother, has been captured by an unknown foe. In a desperate bid to rescue him, Torak and Renn must brave the frozen wilderness of the Far North. As they battle for survival amid howling blizzards and the ever-present menace of the great white bear, their friendship is tested to the breaking point, and Torak is forced to get closer to his enemies than ever before. . . . Soul Eater is a ...
  
  











  



  
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice #4: The Fast and the Frozen

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2014

Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! A visiting rodent has arrived in Old Mouse City with astounding news. On his recent journey to a cold, distant land, he spotted a mountain . . . moving! Holey cheese! Geronimo Stiltonoot is determined to travel to the ice and snow himself to find out what lies behind this mystery. It's a fur-raising expedition!
  
  











  








   



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