Literature / Evolution Me And Other Freaks Of Nature
Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature
is a 2007 young adult novel
written by Robin Brande. The story follows high school freshman Mena Reece, who has just been excommunicated from her fundamentalist church. She faces bullying from her former church friends, especially her former best friend Teresa. Things get even more dramatic when her biology teacher, Ms. Shepherd starts a unit on evolution, prompting the church kids to stage a protest in favor of Intelligent Design. Meanwhile, Mena starts to develop feelings for her lab partner, Casey Connor.
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