Can You Tell a Triceratops from a Protoceratops?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Dinosaur Look-Alikes

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

A dinosaur with pointy horns searches for a meal. It tears leaves off branches with its strong beak. Was that a Triceratops? Or was it a Protoceratops? These dinosaurs looked similar, but they were very different. Read this book to become an expert at telling these look-alikes apart!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4677-1543-0
$8.99 $8.99
978-1-4677-1758-8
$42.65 $31.99
978-1-4677-2600-9
$39.99 $39.99
978-1-5124-6478-8
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.1
BISACS JNF003050, JNF003000, JNF045000
Dewey 567.915
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 520
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 159735
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“By encouraging readers to notice similarities and differences, the set engages them with age-appropriate critical thinking, making this set a natural choice for Common Core use.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Buffy Silverman

Buffy Silverman is the author of more than 90 nonfiction books for children, featuring topics from angel sharks to alligators, and Mars to monster trucks. Look for her nature-inspired poetry in anthologies and children's magazines, and visit her at www.buffysilverman.com.

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Lightning Bolt Books ® — Dinosaur Look-Alikes

Dinosaur enthusiasts compare two prehistoric giants and explore the similarities and differences between them. The informative text supports science standards and builds readers’ expertise on the dinosaurs featured in each title. View available downloads →