Spring 2018

Fossil by Fossil

Comparing Dinosaur Bones

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

What dinosaur would you be if you had a bony ridge rising from the back of your skull and three horns poking up from the front? Answer: a triceratops! This picture book will keep you guessing as you find out how human skeletons are like--and unlike--those of dinosaurs!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$26.65 $19.99
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF003050, JNF037050
Subject Science
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
ISBN 9781467794893, 9781512498615
Title Format Library Bound Hardcover, Multi-user ebook
Dewey 567.9
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.25 x 11
Lexile 650
Guided Reading Level M
Features Reviewed

Reviews

Booklist

“[An] engaging dino collection.”—Booklist

Kirkus Reviews

“Another ‘humerus’ study in comparative anatomy.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Sara Levine

Sara Levine is an assistant professor of biology at Wheelock College and a veterinarian. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Lesley University and has taught writing and literature courses there as well. Her publications include mostly science-related essays for adults, one of which was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2007. Her writing has appeared in the Health and Science section of the Boston Globe, The Massachusetts Review, Bayou, and in an anthology titled And Baby Makes More. In addition to teaching college level students, she has also been teaching children’s environmental education classes for the Massachusetts Audubon Society and other nature centers in Massachusetts and Connecticut for over 15 years. Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons is her first book for children.

Illustrator: T.S Spookytooth