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Summary: Thousands of prehistoric footprints left by Ice Age humans and animals stretch for miles across the blinding white surfaces of New Mexico's White Sands National Park. The phenomenal collection of prints preserves a unique series of snapshots of life and behavior, capturing moments when humans crossed paths with extinct Ice Age beasts, including enormous ground sloths and mammoths.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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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

Holmes, Kirsty

Summary: "Fossils are our key to the far past. Remains or even just traces of life from earlier eras have allowed us to reconstruct various times and places far different from our modern period. The most famous, perhaps, are those fossils that dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures left behind. In this high-interest volume, readers will gain an understanding of different kinds of fossils as well as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 560 HOL

Owen, Ruth

Summary: "From bones to giant teeth to enormous lumps of poop, dinosaurs left many fossils behind. How did the remains of dinosaurs become the rocky fossils we find today? 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

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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

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

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

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Stevens, Alison Pearce

Summary: "Twelve million years ago, rhinos, elephants, and giraffes roamed North America. They would gather at nearby watering holes-eating, drinking, and trying not to become someone else's lunch. But one day, in what we now know as Nebraska, everything changed.The explosion of a supervolcano a thousand miles away sent a blanket of ash that buried these animals for millennia. Until 1953, when a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 560.9782 STE

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

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Donnelly, Rebecca

Summary: "In this title, early fluent readers meet swimming prehistoric reptiles as they go about their days. Read along as we meet nine different creatures and learn about their hunting and survival techniques, swimming behaviors, and aquatic environments. Vibrant illustrations and carefully leveled text will engage young readers in a supportive educational fiction reading experience. Children can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump!, Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 567.9 DON

Summary: Sir David Attenborough drops in for tea at the modest suburban home of Neville and Sally Hollingworth, both amateur fossil hunters in southern England. He's there to look at some of the unusual objects that decorate their living room, including giant tusks and massive molars that belonged to extinct mammoths and a hand-axe shaped by Neanderthals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Phi, Bao

Summary: Upset after being bullied, Thuy, a Vietnamese American, pretends she is different creatures, including an especially strong, wonderful being made up of her two mothers and herself. Includes note about the phoenix and the Sarabha.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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Arnold, Caroline.

Summary: Provides information about enormous reptiles who swam the seas during the dinosaur age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2007

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Owen, Ruth

Summary: "From giant dinosaur bones to rocky poop from millions of years ago, fossils can show us a lot about the animals and plants that used to live on Earth. But what do you know about these rocky remains? Dig in to find out how fossils form, see what they look like up close, and learn how they teach us about life long ago. It's key Earth science curriculum made approachable for all!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 560 OWE

West, David

Summary: PREHISTORIC! is a series of illustrated books that captures some of the amazing creatures that roamed the Earth from before the dinosaurs to the rise of humans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A+, Smart Apple Media 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 560.178 WES

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Summary: A team of intrepid paleontologists recently discovered a lost world of dinosaurs in the unlikeliest of places - deep in the dark, snowy wilds of northern Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Kchodl, Joseph J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan 2006

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

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

Halliday, Thomas

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Summary: The thought that something as vast as the Great Barrier Reef, with all its vibrant diversity, might one day soon be gone sounds improbable. But fossil record show that this sort of wholesale change is not only possible but has repeatedly happened throughout Earth history. Halliday makes sixteen fossil sites burst to life on the page as he explores the Earth as it used to exist, the changes that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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

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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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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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

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Vollmann, William T.

Summary: "The second volume of William T. Vollmann's epic book about the factors and human actions that have led to global warming begins in the coal fields of West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky, where "America's best friend" is not merely a fuel, but a "heritage." Over the course of four years Vollmann finds hollowed out towns with coal-polluted streams and acidified drinking water; makes covert visits...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIKING 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.8 VOL

Hall, Abi

Summary: Run little fingers along these chunky, die-cut shapes and guess what created the tracks! Lift the flap to find out if you are right! Develop observation and prediction skills by exploring tracks that can be found in a variety of settings. Did a tractor leave this trail? Or a duck? A rewarding and tactile experience, full of surprises.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's Play (International) Ltd 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HAL

Hall, Abi

Summary: Run little fingers along these chunky, die-cut shapes and guess what created the tracks! Lift the flap to find out if you are right! Develop observation and prediction skills by exploring tracks that can be found in a variety of settings. Did a tractor leave this trail? Or a duck? A rewarding and tactile experience, full of surprises.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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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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