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Dinosaurs Resources

Big Book of Dinosaurs

DK Publishing Company, 1994

Ages 7 – 18
ISBN: 9781564587183

Full color photographs and easy to read text, makes the Dorling-Kindersley series a popular source of information for kids of all ages.

Science fair

Fossil-Eyewitness Books

DK Publishing Company, 2004

Ages 1 – 18
ISBN: 9780756606824

Paelentologist at work

Learn how fossils are formed and see exciting real life photographs of everything from a dinosaur's toe to pearls that are 50 million years old.

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up

by Robert Sabuda
Candlewick Publishing, 2005

For all ages of lovers of pop-up books
ISBN: 0763622281

Three dimensional illustrations of dinosaurs pop right out to grab your attention. Full color illustrations brought to life by two famous pop-up book makers.

A Dinosaur Named Sue

By Pat Relf
Scholastic, 2000

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0439099854

This nonfiction book, written with the help of the Sue Science Team of Chicago’s Field Museum, discusses the 1990 discovery of a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, its removal, and transport to the museum for study and reconstruction.


Digging Up Dinosaurs

By Aliki
Crowell Publishing, 1982

Ages 6-8
ISBN: 0763622281

Take a look at how scientists dig up and preserve dinosaur bones for museums and for study. Colorful illustrations that teach as well as entertain.

National Geographic Dinosaurs

By Paul Barrett
National Geographic, 2001

Ages 8-12
ISBN: 0792282248

Up to date reference book with everything you want to know about dinosaurs, plus marvelous illustrations. Hardcover and scientifically accurate.


By John A Long
Simon & Schuster, 2007

Ages 6 – 10
ISBN: 9781416938576

Beautiful illustrations reveal the anatomy of a dinosaur, the process of fossilization and easy text for early readers.


By Roy A. Gallant
Benchmark Books, 2001

Ages 4 – 8
ISBN: 0761410414

How fossils are formed, how to read the evidence they leave behind, and other basics. Easy to read text. Part of a series of earth science books.

Bones Rock!: Everything You Need to Know go Be a Paleontologist

By Peter Larson and Kristin Donnan
Invisible Cities Press, 2004

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 193122935X

A wonderful step by step tour through the process of fossil hunting to digging, to keeping records, to some of the most famous of dinosaur bones.

Dinosaur skeleton

National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever

By Don Lessem
National Geographic Children's Books, 2010

Ages 7 and up
ISBN: 1426301642

This well-known author of dinosaur books (who studied at MIT) delves deep into the comprehensive study of dinosaurs with easy to read text, full page illustrations and a dinosaur dictionary.


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