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Dinosaur Discovery

Everything You Need to Be a Paleontologist

by Chris McGowan, illustrated by Erica Lyn Schmidt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, fossils, experiments & projects

Dinosaurs like you've never seen them before—in a book packed with more than 25 hands-on experiments.

What do dinosaurs look like from the inside out? Take a journey with renowned paleontologist Chris McGowan as he examines species from Allosaurus to T. Rex! Along with each creature are experiments that kids can do on their own to make sedimentary …

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Woolly Mammoth

by Bailey & Carr
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

This book tells the story of the Woolly Mammoth, an animal that lived during the last Ice Age. Its long outer hair and inner layer of wool helped it withstand the bitterly cold conditions. Huge curved tusks were used to dig for food under the snow and as a powerful weapon against enemies. The Woolly Mammoth weighed up to six-and-a-half tons (six me …

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Velociraptor

by Bailey & Carr
edition: eBook
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  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

This book tells the story of the Velociraptor, a lightweight dinosaur who used its speed to catch prey. It was only three feet (one meter) tall, but was feared for its ferocious hunting ability. It used a sickle-shaped claw on the second toe of each foot as a deadly weapon and could reach speeds of up to 37 miles (60 kilometers) per hour when chasi …

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Tyrannosaurus Rex

by Bailey & Carr
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

This book tells the story of the mighty Tyrannosaurus, which lived during the Cretaceous period between 140 and 65 million years ago. This ferocious dinosaur was one of the largest meat eaters, growing up to 40 feet (12 meters) in length. Its head was huge and full of long, sharp teeth.

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Tylosaurus

by Bailey & Carr
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

This book tells the story of Tylosaurus, which swam in the prehistoric seas between 87 and 82 million years ago. It was a fierce marine reptile that used its sharp teeth and huge jaws to feed on sharks and other marine reptiles, such as plesiosaurs, as well as fish. A Tylosaurus could grow as long as 50 feet (15 meters) and was a superb swimmer.

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Triceratops

by Bailey & Carr
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

This book tells the story of Triceratops, a dinosaur that was heavier than a present-day elephant with three large horns on its head and a neck frill. It looked fierce but it was actually just a plant eater. It used its horns to defend itself against predators. Triceratops lived in herds for protection.

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Stegosaurus

by Bailey & Carr
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

This book tells the story of Stegosaurus, who lived during the Jurassic period between 155 and 145 million years ago. It had large bony plates, which it probably used for temperature control, soaking up the sun, or catching a cool breeze.

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Spinosaurus

by Bailey & Scalf
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

This book tells the story of Spinosaurus, a dinosaur with large jaws, sharp teeth, and a huge sail on its back that stood six feet (two meters) tall. Around 40 feet (12 meters) long, it was one of the largest meat eaters. Spinosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period around 95 million years ago.

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Sabre-tooth Tiger

by Bailey & Reaveley
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

This book tells the story of the powerfully built Sabre-Tooth Tiger who stalked the land more than 10,000 years ago. It was like no cat living today. At the front of its jaw grew two long, curved canine teeth that resembled two sharp sabres. A fierce predator, it used these long teeth to pierce the flesh of its prey.

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