Bones Rock

Author: Peter L. Larson
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442056718
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Introduces young people to paleontology from collecting the evidence and searching for clues to developing and testing a theory.

Velociraptor

Author: Daniel Nunn
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781403494481
Size: 69.41 MB
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Introduces the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the velociraptor.

You Can Be A Paleontologist

Author: Scott D. Sampson
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426327285
Size: 73.84 MB
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Ever wondered how to find a dinosaur? Paleontologist Dr. Scott Sampson, host of Dinosaur Train on PBS Kids, tells kids how! How do paleontologists find dinosaur bones? How do they know what dinosaurs ate or looked like? And what is paleontology, anyway? Dr. Scott tackles all these questions and more while inspiring kids to go out and make the next big dino discovery!

Velociraptor

Author: Elaine Landau
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442025578
Size: 68.68 MB
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Describes the characteristics and habits of the small but fierce meat-eating dinosaur that lived in prehistoric times.

Velociraptor And Other Raptors

Author: Rebecca Rissman
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1491496517
Size: 79.85 MB
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"Full-color images and simple text introduce young readers to different raptor dinosaurs, including their physical characteristics, habitats, and diets"--

Velociraptor

Author: Janet Riehecky
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 1491408197
Size: 36.82 MB
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"Introduces young readers to Velociraptor, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, and life cycle"--

Raptor

Author: Paul Zindel
Publisher: Graymalkin Media
ISBN: 1935169653
Size: 17.35 MB
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Out in the mountains, Zack discovers a fossilised dinosaur egg. A once in a lifetime discovery - this could make a fortune! Zack takes it home to keep it safe. Only the egg isn't fossilised - it's hatching ...And there's an angry mother dinosaur on the loose who wants her baby back ...

Velociraptor

Author: David West
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781404296282
Size: 44.30 MB
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In graphic novel format, presents facts about Velociraptor, and describes what the dinosaur's life may have been like.

The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs

Author: Steve Brusatte
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062490451
Size: 37.61 MB
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New York Times Bestseller "THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR BIOGRAPHY," hails Scientific American: A sweeping and revelatory new history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of our finest young scientists. "This is scientific storytelling at its most visceral, striding with the beasts through their Triassic dawn, Jurassic dominance, and abrupt demise in the Cretaceous." — Nature The dinosaurs. Sixty-six million years ago, the Earth’s most fearsome creatures vanished. Today they remain one of our planet’s great mysteries. Now The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs reveals their extraordinary, 200-million-year-long story as never before. In this captivating narrative (enlivened with more than seventy original illustrations and photographs), Steve Brusatte, a young American paleontologist who has emerged as one of the foremost stars of the field—naming fifteen new species and leading groundbreaking scientific studies and fieldwork—masterfully tells the complete, surprising, and new history of the dinosaurs, drawing on cutting-edge science to dramatically bring to life their lost world and illuminate their enigmatic origins, spectacular flourishing, astonishing diversity, cataclysmic extinction, and startling living legacy. Captivating and revelatory, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs is a book for the ages. Brusatte traces the evolution of dinosaurs from their inauspicious start as small shadow dwellers—themselves the beneficiaries of a mass extinction caused by volcanic eruptions at the beginning of the Triassic period—into the dominant array of species every wide-eyed child memorizes today, T. rex, Triceratops, Brontosaurus, and more. This gifted scientist and writer re-creates the dinosaurs’ peak during the Jurassic and Cretaceous, when thousands of species thrived, and winged and feathered dinosaurs, the prehistoric ancestors of modern birds, emerged. The story continues to the end of the Cretaceous period, when a giant asteroid or comet struck the planet and nearly every dinosaur species (but not all) died out, in the most extraordinary extinction event in earth’s history, one full of lessons for today as we confront a “sixth extinction.” Brusatte also recalls compelling stories from his globe-trotting expeditions during one of the most exciting eras in dinosaur research—which he calls “a new golden age of discovery”—and offers thrilling accounts of some of the remarkable findings he and his colleagues have made, including primitive human-sized tyrannosaurs; monstrous carnivores even larger than T. rex; and paradigm-shifting feathered raptors from China. An electrifying scientific history that unearths the dinosaurs’ epic saga, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs will be a definitive and treasured account for decades to come.

The Princeton Field Guide To Dinosaurs

Author: Gregory S. Paul
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400883148
Size: 52.29 MB
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The best-selling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists. Now extensively revised and expanded, this dazzlingly illustrated large-format edition features some 100 new dinosaur species and 200 new and updated illustrations, bringing readers up to the minute on the latest discoveries and research that are radically transforming what we know about dinosaurs and their world. Written and illustrated by acclaimed dinosaur expert Gregory Paul, this stunningly beautiful book includes detailed species accounts of all the major dinosaur groups as well as nearly 700 color and black-and-white images—skeletal drawings, "life" studies, scenic views, and other illustrations that depict the full range of dinosaurs, from small feathered creatures to whale-sized supersauropods. Paul's extensively revised introduction delves into dinosaur history and biology, the extinction of nonavian dinosaurs, the origin of birds, and the history of dinosaur paleontology, as well as giving a taste of what it might be like to travel back in time to the era when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Now extensively revised and expanded Covers nearly 750 dinosaur species, including scores of newly discovered ones Provides startling new perspectives on the famed Brontosaurus and Tyrannosaurus Features nearly 700 color and black-and-white drawings and figures, including life studies, scenic views, and skull and muscle drawings Includes color paleo-distribution maps and a color time line Describes anatomy, physiology, locomotion, reproduction, and growth of dinosaurs, as well as the origin of birds and the extinction of nonavian dinosaurs