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Title:
Dinosaur lady : the daring discoveries of Mary Anning, the first paleontologist
Publication Information:
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Explore, [2020]
ISBN:
9781728209517
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Target Audience:
Ages 4-8

Grades 2-3
Language:
English
Abstract:
"As a kid, Mary Anning loved hunting for fossils with her father. One day, that hobby led to an unexpected discovery: the skeleton of a creature no one had never seen before! Mary had unearthed a dinosaur fossil, the first to ever be discovered. Her findreshaped scientific beliefs about the natural world and led to the beginning of a brand new field of study: paleontology. For the rest of her life, Mary continued to make astonishing finds and her fossils are displayed in museums all across the world! Thedaring discoveries of Mary Anning not only changed the scientific world, but also helped change people's attitudes towards women scientists. Dinosaur Lady is a beautiful and brilliant picture book that will enlighten children about the discovery of the dinosaurs and the importance of women scientists"-- Provided by publisher.
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