Browse Abstracts (13 total)

| by Day, Marie

A twelve year old girl loves to find and dig out fossils from the cliffs along the beach. She helps out her family financially by selling the fossils. She uncovers a rare dinosaur and digs it out by herself. Her determination shows as she pieces the puzzle together.

| by Lessem, Don

Learn how specific dinosaurs lived long ago, how smart they are, and what they ate. A glossary and an index give other important information on dinosaurs.

| by Reinhart, Matthew // Sabuda, Robert

Discover the world of dinosaurs as they pop-up and come to life! Learn about various dinosaurs and how multiple body parts made them different from other dinosaurs. With the turn of each page, a new dinosaur jumps out to meet you. Interact with raptors, meat eaters, long necked giants, and frill heads in their long-ago world when they were the rulers!

| by Gibbons, Gail

Go on an adventure back to the time of dinosaurs. Learn about the history of dinosaurs and the job of paleontologists. A description of specific dinosaurs is included along with an index.

| by Munro, Roxie

Enjoy a giant dinosaur, a flying reptile, a dinosaur with plates and spikes on its body, and even a baby dinosaur cracking out of their shells. There is a ferocious dinosaur that eats meat and vegetarian dinosaurs that hide from carnivores. Look inside the dinosaurs and you'll see a dynamic view of eight dinosaur skeletons. Look outside the dinosaurs and you'll see sweeping paintings of these creatures as they once lived on our planet.

| by Carrick, Carol

After hearing the scientific explanations for the disappearance of dinosaurs, Patrick makes up his own version of how they lived and why they went away.

| by Erdrich, Louise

When grandmother leaves for Greenland on a porpoise, her family cleans out her room. While cleaning, they find a nest which has hatching bird eggs. The family eventually set the pigeons free, but they get something in return.

| by Kennedy, Richard

When two farmers find a beautiful red stone while digging a well, the King of Karnica becomes very greedy. This greed eventually destroys the kingdom.

| by Murphy, Jim

One of the last Triceratops herds is roaming the world. Fire, mammals, and a Tyrannasuarous Rex kill all but one female.

| by Carrick, Carol

Professor Potts is traveling with his family across the country when his dog finds a very old, big bone. Professor Potts collects many bones and takes them to his laboratory to study them. Professor Potts assembles the bones in different combinations until he finally comes up with a Tribrontosaurus Rex!

| by Martin, Rafe

Will has been told that Wooly Mammoths haven't been around in 10,000 years. Will goes out into the snow one day and with the help of his imagination he finds one.

| by Burningham, John

A little boy dreams that he travels in his toy train and picks up a lot of different animals on his journey who are in trouble.

| by Jenkins, Steve

All living things are related in some way. The reality of human destruction, and its impact on the survival of animals are key components to the extinction of many animals in our environment. As each species disappears, the world as we know it, forever is changed. Will the little bird who visits your morning windowsill be next?
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