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Bird fossils / Sara Paulson Meehan.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch E 568 MEE (Text) 34207002102326 Easy Non-Fiction Checked out 12/04/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781499427455 (pbk. book)
  • ISBN: 9781508152699 (6 pack)
  • ISBN: 9781499428612 (library bound book)
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Birds in the age of dinosaurs -- How fossils are formed -- A dinosaur or a bird? -- Tracing birds back to theropods -- The earliest bird -- Archaeopteryx is dethroned -- Meet confuciusornis -- Prehistoric seabirds -- The terror birds of South America -- Modern birds appear -- Learning to fly -- An amazing find in amber -- A new species -- The hunt continues.
Summary, etc.: In 1861, paleontologists unearthed a dinosaur fossil that looked like a bird! Archaeopteryx, as this species is known today, was a link between ancient dinosaurs and modern birds. In this guide, based on fundamental elementary science concepts, readers view amazing bird fossils and learn how they formed. Readers also learn how scientists know birds are descended from dinosaurs by comparing traits from both. Amazing photographs are paired with accessible text to make this book both educational and fun. Sidebars provide additional chances to dazzle young readers.
Subject: Birds, Fossil > Juvenile literature.
Fossils > Juvenile literature.

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