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Tracking Tyrannosaurs : meet T. rex's fascinating family, from tiny terrors to feathered giants / by Christopher Sloan ; art by Xing Lida and Liu Yi.

Sloan, Christopher. (Author). Xing, Lida, 1982- (illustrator.). Liu, Yi (Artist), (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Series Information

National Geographic kids.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Bookmobile BKM J567.912 SLO (Text) 39230031487687 Bookmobile Books Checked out 10/23/2019
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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J567.912 SLOA (Text) 39231032987253 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J 567.9 Sloan (Text) 31208911499913 children non-fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426313745 (trade hard cover) :
  • ISBN: 1426313748 (trade hard cover)
  • ISBN: 9781426313752 (reinforced library binding)
  • ISBN: 1426313756 (reinforced library binding)
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is a Tyrannosaur? -- Meet the Tyrannosaurs -- Revealing Tyrannosaur secrets.
Summary, etc.:
"This book will highlight a newly discovered T. rex relative in China with a coat of downy feathers! This one-ton predator is the largest known animal to ever have walked the Earth. This discovery was made public in April 2012, and is a timely addition that sets this book apart from other dinosaur titles. We'll meet 19 kinds of tyrannosaurs--including seven new species discovered in the last two years--that came before T. rex. The names are strange, like Bistahieversor and Zhuchengtyrannus. The creatures were strange, too, and many of the newly discovered ones caught scientists by surprise. Filled with engaging, lifelike illustrations by Xing Lida, Tracking Tyrannosaurs explains to kids how T. rex, the most famous, ferocious dinosaur of all time was only one of many tyrannosaurs that lived on Earth for over 100 million years!"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
8-12.
Grade 4 to 6.
1150 Lexile.
Subject: Tyrannosaurus rex > Juvenile literature.
Tyrannosaurus rex.
Dinosaurs.

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