Fossil by Fossil
Comparing Dinosaur Bones
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!
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Library Bound Hardcover, Multi-user ebook|
|Dimensions||9.25 x 11|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
“[An] engaging dino collection.”—Booklist
“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.