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Fossils Tell of Long Ago Revised Edition
Contributor(s): Aliki
ISBN: 0062382071     ISBN-13: 9780062382078
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: February 2016
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Annotation: Describes the formation of fossils and their role in revealing the nature of prehistoric life to scientists.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Paleontology; Juvenile literature.
Paleontology.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Fossils
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Dewey: 560
LCCN: bl2016004557
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science. Stage 2
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Physical Information: 8.00" H x 10.00" W x 0.25" (0.15 lbs) 32 pages
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q04127
Reading Level: 2.1   Interest Level: Grades K-2   Point Value: 2.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 1990 July)
K-Gr 3 --In this revised edition, Aliki has revamped the previous four-color edition with lively full-color illustrations, also adding the pointed, conversational observations of children as they make discoveries along with readers. In clear, precise language, she explains how dinosaur tracks are cast in mud, how insects trapped in sticky tree sap harden into amber, and how fossils of tropical plants are found in very cold places. The children populating these pages are boys and girls of every color, on foot or in wheelchair, all of them active observers with scientific curiosities; they are apparently making these discoveries in a museum, marveling and enjoying the bits of history cast in stone. The book closes with a suggestion for creating a one-minute fossil by making a clay imprint of a hand, letting it dry, and burying it for someone to find a million years from now. School and public libraries will want to replace the old edition with this one. --Denia Lewis Hester, Dewey School, Evanston, IL Copyright 1990 Cahners Business Information.