My First Big Book of Dinosaur Facts

From the Series My First BIG Book of . . .

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

This big book of 96 info-packed pages introduces young readers to all the key science and facts about dinosaurs in a fun question and answer format.

The book’s wide-ranging Q&As include: How did dinosaurs become fossils? What happens at a dinosaur dig? Who invented the word “dinosaur”? Were dinosaurs striped and feathery? Which dinosaur’s bite was the most powerful? Did dino poops become fossils? What sounds did dinosaurs make? Did dinosaurs build nests? And what happened to the dinosaurs?

• Perfect for early elementary earth science projects about fossils
• Detailed diagrams show how fossils formed
• Shows paleontologists and other scientists at work
• Packed with photos and high-quality 3D digital illustrations
• Close picture and text match with lots of labels
• Carefully-leveled text for newly fluent readers
Key content vocabulary with helpful phonetic pronunciations
• Includes a glossary and comprehension quiz

This high-interest topic is perfect for introducing students to non-fiction reading. And the fantastic imagery and quantity of information will have kids returning to the book again and again, making it a valuable resource for classrooms and libraries.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction
Copyright 2022
Publisher Ruby Tuesday Books
Imprint Ruby Tuesday Books
Language English
Number of Pages 96
Publication Date 2022-02-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003050, JNF037050, JNF021050
Dewey 567.9
Dimensions 8.25 x 11
Lexile 620
Guided Reading Level Q
Features Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Fast facts, Glossary words bolded within text, Original artwork, and Reviewed

Author: Ruth Owen

Ruth Owen has written more than 400 children’s books. She writes on many subjects, but science and nature are her favorite topics to research and make accessible for young readers.


School Library Journal

This captivating and child-centered introduction to dinosaurs is a recommended first purchase.—School Library Journal