Dinosaur Mountain: Digging Into The Jurassic Age
By Deborah Kogan Ray
Frances Foster Books, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York
Summary: Dinosaur lovers are sure to enjoy this informational/biography book. This book tells the story of the Bone Wars, the life and studies of Earl Douglass, and what it is like to be a paleontologist. The artwork is a combination of illustrations and drawings from Douglass's field journal. We learn facts about specific dinosaurs, tools used in fossil excavation, and about the Dinosaur National Monument.
Tips for use: This book could be used as part of a dinosaur program for school aged students. Some of the following activities and materials could be used:
San Diego Natural History Museum
National Fossil Day
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