The Fastest Dinosaurs

From the Series Meet the Dinosaurs

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

“Dino” Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has written more than 30 children’s books, writes a popular dinosaur column in Highlights magazine, and was an adviser for Jurassic Park. Take a trip through dinosaur time to meet these fast dinosaurs face-to-face: The Gallimimus could outrun a sandstorm! The Struthiomimus may have been the fastest dinosaur. It could run up to 60 miles per hour! The Liaraptor ran until it took off into the air! These may have been the first dinosaurs to fly! Plus, you’ll get to know Heterodontosaurus, Gasparinisaura, Troodon, Velociraptor, and Ornithomimus!

Format Your Price
978-0-8225-3281-1
$26.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category Animals, Science
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2005-01-01
BISACS JNF003050
Dewey 567.9
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 85859
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Maps, Pronunciation guide, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Reviews

Science Books & Films

“. . . sure to engage young dinosaur lovers. . .” —Science Books & Films

Science Books & Films

“The illustrations. . . are sure to engage young dinosaur lovers. . . it provides an exciting story and factual inforamtion for elementary school students.” —Science Books & Films

School Library Journal

“Simple, eye-catching, and informative, these books will fly off the shelves.” —School Library Journal

Author: Don Lessem

Illustrator: John Bindon

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Meet the Dinosaurs

“Dino” Don Lessem introduces readers to various species of dinosaurs, some that have never before been illustrated. He details their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. These high interest books will capture kids’ attention with fun facts and colorful illustrations and… View available downloads →