Ankylosaurus

Exploring Dinosaurs
  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Imagine walking down the street and running into an Ankylosaurus. Its heavy, plated body and thick spines would surprise anybody! But despite its size and armor, this 'stiff lizard' could move pretty quickly when it needed to. Discover how Ankylosaurus continues to surprise scientists--and unsuspecting readers--to this day. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, a Did-You-Know section, and an overview of the geologic time scale.

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978-1-63407-271-7
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-08-01
BISACS JNF037050, JNF003050
Dewey 567.915
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 750
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.1
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 75851
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Enchanted Learning.com



Author: Susan H. Gray

Susan Heinrichs Gray holds BS and MS degrees in Zoology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She also attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman where she studied film production. Mrs. Gray has taught classes in General Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Film Animation, and Graphics for Scientists. She also has worked as a freshwater biologist and scientific illustrator. In her 25 years as a writer, Mrs. Gray has covered a wide range of topics. She has written science books for children, newsletters for business owners, health education materials for patients, and drug reports for pharmaceutical companies. However, she especially enjoys writing nonfiction books for children. This gives her an opportunity to research current events and make them interesting to young readers. Susan enjoys gardening, traveling, and playing the piano. She and her husband, Michael, live in Cabot, Arkansas, with their dog and four cats.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Exploring Dinosaurs from School Library Journal on November 1, 2015

Species facts and paleontology blend effectively in this dinosaur set. Each title starts with a story about a dinosaur in action; these are not especially gripping, but some link neatly to actual fossil discoveries that readers learn about later. A fairly thorough treatment of physical… View →