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Lach, William

Summary: Way back in time, astonishing creatures lived on our planet. But they weren't all dinosaurs! In this book, you'll meet some of these amazing prehistoric creatures, from a very big fish with 7-inch teeth to a flying reptile. Based on specimens in the collections of the American Museum of Natural History, this book uses riddle-like rhymes and bright illustrations to reveal 16 creatures. With an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LAC

Hamilton, Sue L.

Summary: Simple text and detailed photographs and illustrations bring reluctant readers back into the world of carnivorous dinosaurs from the Mesozoic era. This book includes close-up photos and descriptions of the teeth and bodies these animals used to hunt and eat. Habitats, diet, and extinction are also covered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A & D Xtreme, an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company 2018

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Owen, Ruth

Summary: Fossil hunters have discovered the giant bones of a T. rex in a hot, dusty desert. It's time to call for help--and get digging! Each title in this new series digs deep into one fascinating area of the Dinosphere. The expertly crafted text with strong visual cues to support new vocabulary will engage early readers as they build their reading confidence. This 24-page book features controlled text...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing Company, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 560 OWE

Sabuda, Robert.

Summary: Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart explore the prehistoric underwater world, where monsters like megalodon ruled the waves. Full of captivating facts and more than 35 fascinating pop-ups, this incredible volume is sure to astonish and amaze everyone from budding marine biologists to confirmed landlubbers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 566 SAB

Summary: With an extensive catalog at its heart, "Prehistoric Life" profiles hundreds of fascinating species in incredible detail; features breathtaking, state-of-the-art images; explores the concept of geological time; and explains the classification of species and how the evidence for their evolution is preserved and can be deciphered.

Format: mixed material

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 560 Pre

Hamilton, Sue L.

Summary: Simple text and detailed photographs and illustrations bring reluctant readers into a world of massive herbivores from the Mesozoic era. This book includes photos and descriptions of the size, bodies, and lifestyle of some of the most famous plant-eating dinosaurs. Habitats, diet, and extinction are also covered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A & D Xtreme, an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company 2018

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Summary: "Information about some of the more important and interesting extinct animals, including the animal's common name and scientific name; also includes a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer company 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.68 EXT

Lowery, Mike

Summary: "Discover all there is to know about dinosaurs and other prehistoric beasts!" --Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2019

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Matthews, Rupert.

Summary: Provides information about prehistoric life, discussing such topics as the beginnings of life, the rise of dinosaurs, the first humans, and what fossils can show about ancient life forms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest Publishers 2011

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Summary: Journey 80 million years back in time to an age when an astonishing assortment of creatures swam the prehistoric oceans. Computer animation, interwoven with ground-breaking fossil finds, recreates the lives of marine reptiles and predators.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 560.45 DVD Sea 2008

Aronson, Marc.

Summary: Traces the research scientist co-author's explorations in Greece and the Gobi Desert for the origins of the mythical griffin, relating the story of the ancient Scythians and the griffins that were said to have guarded their treasure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Aronson 2015

Woodward, John

Summary: Profiles a range of dinosaur and prehistoric animal species from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Eras, featuring such animals as allosaurus, diplodocus, and mosasaurus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

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West, David

Summary: This title covers 10 giant meat eaters from Acrocanthosaurus to Tyrannosaurus rex, discussing each dinosaur's anatomy, behavior, and adaptations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Windmill Books 2016

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Summary: Examines the phenomenon of organisms trapped in amber, a sticky resin produced by coniferous trees. Discusses the attempts of scientists to extract from amber fossils the DNA of creatures from the distant past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JEW

Barker, Chris (Chris Tijani)

Summary: Detailed color illustrations an informative text provide readers with facts about dinosaurs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2020

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McDonald, Megan

Summary: When Stink becomes obsessed with finding a fossil in his backyard, Judy and Stink's friend Sophie come up with a plan to help him find something.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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Mitchell, John.

Summary: Colorful description of prehistoric life in the Great Lakes Region.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Suttons Bay Publications 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 MIT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977 Mitch

Kchodl, Joseph J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 560 KCH

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 560.9774 Kch

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 560 Kchodl

Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner

Summary: A look at the history of life on Earth starts in the present and goes back hundreds of millions of years to the Ediacaran Period, profiling the creatures that existed at each time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: What On Earth Books 2019

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Holman, J. Alan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 566.0977 HOL

Barker, Chris

Summary: Shares information on dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals organized by continent, including ankylosaurus, iguanodon, spinosaurus, and velociraptor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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Woodward, John

Summary: Profiles a range of dinosaur and prehistoric animal species from the Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, and Cenozoic Eras, featuring such animals as allosaurus, diplodocus, mosasaurus, and gastornis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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Osborne, Mary Pope.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Jack and Annie explore the oceans and their creatures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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Summary: Scrat is still trying to nab the ever-elusive nut and maybe finding true love; Manny and Ellie await the birth of their mini-mammoth; Diego the saber-toothed tiger wonders if he's growing too 'soft' hanging with his pals; and Sid the sloth gets into trouble when he creates his own makeshift family by hijacking some dinosaur eggs. On a mission to rescue the hapless Sid, the gang ventures into a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD I

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY ICE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Ice 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD ICE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ICE RATED PG

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