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A Dinosaur Named Sue: The Find of the Century

by Fay Robinson

Found in the Badlands of South Dakota in 1990, "Sue" the dinosaur is the largest and most complete T-Rex fossil ever discovered. Young readers can learn about her amazing story, from the beginning to the exciting restoration work leading up to her spring 2000 debut.

Dinosaur Odyssey: Fossil Threads in the Web of Life

by Scott D. Sampson

Situating the fascinating animals in a broad ecological and evolutionary context, leading dinosaur expert Scott D. Sampson fills us in on the exhilarating discoveries of the past twenty-five years, the most active period in the history of dinosaur paleontology, during which more "new" species were named than in all prior history.

Dinosaur Pizza

by Lee Wardlaw Julie Durrell

It's the first day of school. It's the worst day of school.... When Jill's best friend moves away, she's left all alone. Then Bobbi Jo asks her to join the Lunch Bunch, a wacky group of kids who bring different and unusual lunches each day. All these changes can be fun -- especially when you wind up eating Dinosaur Pizza! Comes with a real recipe to make "dinosaur pizza."

Dinosaur Planet (Dinosaur Planet #1)

by Anne Mccaffrey

[from the back cover] "A Planet of Giant Saurians ... They had died out on Earth 70 million years ago. Yet here, on a newly-discovered planet in a far corner of the galaxy, the creatures of the Mesozoic Era ruled. The expedition was stranded, struggling for survival in a world of giant swamp creatures and deadly predators. And faced, soon, with a menace from within its own ranks ..." Continue this exciting story full of surprises and challenges in Survivors, book #2 in the Ireta duology from the Bookshare collection:.

Dinosaur Planet Survivors

by Anne Mccaffrey

Kai and Varian awoke from their forty years of coldsleep only to discover that mutineers had taken over Ireta. But they were determined to save their planet and its unusual dinosaurs. All they had to do was solve the planet's myriad mysteries and gain the trust of the most dangerous beings in their Universe. . . .

Dinosaur Story

by Joanna Cole

Learn all about different types of dinosaurs and what their world was like and how they lived.

Dinosaur Summer

by Greg Bear

Fifty years after Professor Challenger's discovery of the Lost World, America's last dinosaur circus has gone bankrupt, leaving a dozen avisaurs, centrosaurs, ankylosaurs, and one large raptor abandoned. Now a daring expedition plans to do the impossible: return the Jurassic giants to the wild. Two filmmakers, a circus trainer, a journalist, and a young Peter Belzoni must find a way to take the dinosaurs across oceans, continents, rivers, jungles, up a mountain that has been isolated for seventy thousand years . . . Then, if they make it, all they will do is face the prehistoric wonders, dangers, and terrors of the Lost World.

The Dinosaur That Followed Me Home (Camp Haunted Hills #3)

by Bruce Coville

Stuart looks forward to another adventurous summer at Camp Haunted Hills, but he gets more than he bargained for when he and his friends inadvertently travel back to the time of the dinosaurs. Illustrations described.

Dinosaur Train Little Golden Book Favorites (Dinosaur Train)

by Golden Books Andrea Posner-Sanchez

Buddy and his Pteranodon siblings from the hit PBS KIDS show Dinosaur Train are featured in this Little Golden Book hardcover treasury. Boys and girls ages 2-5 will love reading three stories--Triceratops for Lunch; Hooting, Tooting Dinosaurs; and The Spiky Stegosaurus.

Dinosaurs

by Steve Brusatte

From the king of the dinosaurs the Tyrannosaurus Rex to the formidable Brachiosaurus, dinosaurs are a perennial favorite of children of all ages.The 14 stunning images in this bookazine reveal the dinosaurs as you have never seen them before. Every poster is accompanied by the facts and figures surrounding the individual dinosaurs, including information about their habitat, food and predators. Featuring a dinosaur family tree and scale pictures to help compare the size and dominance of these incredible beasts, this entertaining and educational collection will captivate and amaze.

Dinosaurs

by Ken Jennings Mike Lowery

Travel back in time to the dinosaur age with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! winner and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.With this book about dinosaurs, you'll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with some awesome facts: Did you know that dinosaurs skin was more like bump bird skin than modern snake or crocodile scales? Or that the Tyrannosaurus Rex might have croaked like a frog instead of roaring? With great illustrations, cool trivia, and fun quizzes to test your knowledge, this guide will have you on your way to whiz-kid status in no time.

Dinosaurs and Fossils

by Delta Education

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Dinosaurs Dance

by Larry Dane Brimner

Though other animals may twirl and prance, there is nothing like a dinosaur dance.

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

by Barbara Kerley

Not until the mid 1800s were dinosaurs heard of in Victorian England. But when artist Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-size models of dinosaurs in his native England, and later in America, he dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations. The author and illustrator present a story of consuming passion, triumph, loss, and a remarkable legacy that lives on today. Full-color illustrations.

Dinosaurs: Over 100 Questions and Answers to Things You Want to Know

by Dan Abnett Nik Vincent

Did the dinosaurs have armor? Were dinosaurs good parents? Why did the dinosaurs become extinct? Dinosaurs How big were the dinosaurs? Where in the world did the dinosaurs live? You'll find the answers to these and over 100 other intriguing questions inside this beautifully illustrated book.

Dinosaurs Roar, Butterflies Soar!

by Bob Barner

What are as light as a feather and as old as the dinosaurs? Butterflies! With a lively text and vibrant paper-collage illustrations, award-winning author Bob Barner brings us a wonderful look at the amazing history of butterflies, and how their lives intersected with the dinosaurs millions of years ago. Readers will be fascinated to discover that when they stop to admire a beautiful butterfly, a dinosaur may have once done the same! This gorgeous, rollicking, informative book is sure to become a favorite of budding scientists everywhere.

Dinosaurs under the Aurora

by Roland A. Gangloff

In 1961, while mapping rock exposures along the Colville River in Alaska, an oil company geologist would unknowingly find the evidence for a startling discovery. Long before the North Slope of Alaska was being exploited for its petroleum resources it was a place where dinosaurs roamed. Dinosaurs under the Aurora immerses readers in the challenges, stark beauty, and hard-earned rewards of conducting paleontological field work in the Arctic. Roland A. Gangloff recounts the significant discoveries of field and museum research on Arctic dinosaurs, most notably of the last 25 years when the remarkable record of dinosaurs from Alaska was compiled. This research has changed the way we think about dinosaurs and their world. Examining long-standing controversies, such as the end-Cretaceous extinction of dinosaurs and whether dinosaurs were residents or just seasonal visitors to polar latitudes, Gangloff takes readers on a delightful and instructive journey into the world of paleontology as it is conducted in the land under the aurora.

Dinosaurs Without Bones

by Anthony J. Martin

What if we woke up one morning all of the dinosaur bones in the world were gone? How would we know these iconic animals had a 165-million year history on earth, and had adapted to all land-based environments from pole to pole? What clues would be left to discern not only their presence, but also to learn about their sex lives, raising of young, social lives, combat, and who ate who? What would it take for us to know how fast dinosaurs moved, whether they lived underground, climbed trees, or went for a swim?Welcome to the world of ichnology, the study of traces and trace fossils--such as tracks, trails, burrows, nests, toothmarks, and other vestiges of behavior--and how through these remarkable clues, we can explore and intuit the rich and complicated lives of dinosaurs. With a unique, detective-like approach, interpreting the forensic clues of these long-extinct animals that leave a much richer legacy than bones, Martin brings the wild world of the Mesozoic to life for the twenty-first-century reader.

Dinotopia Lost (Dinotopia Series)

by Alan Dean Foster

For countless centuries, the Land Apart from Time has been protected from intruders by the coral reefs surrounding the island. But when a storm-tossed ship finds its way to the shore, this lost world of humans and dinosaurs will be utterly exposed -- to a crew of pirates...

Dinotrux

by Chris Gall

The ultimate mash-up of two kid-favorite topics--trucks and dinosaurs!Includes Read-Aloud/Read-to-Me functionality where available.Book Description:Dinotrux is the story of the mighty part-dinosaur, part-truck creatures that rumbled, plowed, and bulldozed their way through the centuries, demolishing anything in their path. From the nosy Craneosaurus and the mega-hungry Garbageadon to the bully of the jungle, Tyrannosaurus Trux, Chris Gall guides readers on a super safari through the wild world of these mechanical monsters!

Dinotrux Go to School

by Chris Gall

Dinotrux--the incredible dinosaur-truck mashups--are about to take the leveled reader category by storm! In this Passport to Reading Level 1 reader, today is the first day of school. The Dinotrux are nervous! What will they eat for lunch? Will their teacher be nice? But the Dinotrux don't need to worry. They can help each other. And school isn't scary. It's fun, especially when you are part dinosaur and part truck!

Dinoverse

by Scott Ciencin

Thanks to Bertram Phillips's crazy science fair project, Will Reilly's mind is catapulted back millions of years and into the body of a Raptor. But he is not alone. Three other students are dropped into the predator-infested swamp that is prehistoric Texas. Trouble is, before any of them can get out of this mess, Will must face off with a ferocious Raptor named Hook!

Diodorus Siculus, Books 11-12.37.1: Greek History 480-431 B.C.--The Alternative Version

by Peter Green

Sicilian historian Diodorus Siculus (ca. 100-30 BCE) is our only surviving source for a continuous narrative of Greek history from Xerxes' invasion to the Wars of the Successors following the death of Alexander the Great. Yet this important historian has been consistently denigrated as a mere copyist who slavishly reproduced the works of earlier historians without understanding what he was writing. By contrast, in this iconoclastic work Peter Green builds a convincing case for Diodorus' merits as a historian. Through a fresh English translation of a key portion of his multi-volume history (the so-called Bibliotheke, or "Library") and a commentary and notes that refute earlier assessments of Diodorus, Green offers a fairer, better balanced estimate of this much-maligned historian. The portion of Diodorus' history translated here covers the period 480-431 BCE, from the Persian invasion of Greece to the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War. This half-century, known as the Pentekontaetia, was the Golden Age of Periclean Athens, a time of unprecedented achievement in drama, architecture, philosophy, historiography, and the visual arts. Green's accompanying notes and commentary revisit longstanding debates about historical inconsistencies in Diodorus' work and offer thought-provoking new interpretations and conclusions. In his masterful introductory essay, Green demolishes the traditional view of Diodorus and argues for a thorough critical reappraisal of this synthesizing historian, who attempted nothing less than a "universal history" that begins with the gods of mythology and continues down to the eve of Julius Caesar's Gallic campaigns.

Diogenes Laertius

by Tiziano Dorandi

This edition presents a radically improved text of Diogenes Laertius Lives of Eminent Philosophers. The text is accompanied by a three level apparatus. A lengthy introduction list all the manuscripts of Diogenes Lives and discusses its transmission in Late Antiquity and Medieval and Renaissance Periods. There is also a index of personal names, a bibliography and some notes which cover several features of the text and its interpretation. Tiziano Dorandi has used the Nachlass of Peter Von der Muhll, for the first time in its entirety, to verify and consolidate material that he had previously gathered. This is by far the most detailed and elaborate edition which Diogenes Lives a work unique in his kind, and which has had a profound influence on European literature and philosophy has ever received

The Dip

by Seth Godin

Every new project (or career or relationship) starts out exciting and fun. Then it gets harder and less fun, until it hits a low point - really hard, really not fun. At this point you might be in a Dip, which will get better if you keep pushing, or a Cul-de-Sac, which will never get better no matter how hard you try. The hard part is knowing the difference and acting on it. According to marketing guru and best-selling author Seth Godin, what sets successful entrepreneurs (and pop stars and weight lifters and car salesmen) apart from everyone else is their ability to give up on Cul-de-Sacs while staying motivated in Dips. Winners quit fast, quit often and quit without guilt - until they commit to beating the right Dip for the right reasons. You'll never be number one at anything without picking your shots very carefully. The Dip is a short, entertaining book that helps you do just that. It will forever alter the way you think about success.

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