Known as the First Family of Paleontology, the Leakey family's fascinating archaeological and paleontological finds in Africa stunned the world and reset prevailing notions about human evolution. Featuring captivating text accompanied by striking images, this book explores the Leakey family's incredible journey from their early-twentieth-century discoveries to the work of their modern-day foundation. It helps learners understand the importance of scientific collaboration. A timeline of significant scientific events and Leakey finds will help learners grasp how valuable the Leakey legacy is. Informative sidebars will draw the readers' eyes toward some of the most interesting archaeological discoveries made by the Leakey family.