The fossil girl: Mary Anning's dinosaur discovery

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Publisher:
Millbrook Press,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
580L
Description
It is 1810, and 11-year-old Mary Arming and her brother Joe are scrambling over the cliffs of Lyme Regis looking for "curiosities" to sell in their family shop. Suddenly the children see a large bony head sticking out of the cliff-face. Is it a giraffe? A gorilla? A crocodile? No one knows, but Mary is determined to get the creature out of the rock. She convinces a local builder to construct a wooden tower high enough for her to reach the giant skeleton and she risks life and limb to bring the pieces down. It is only later that she discovers that the creature is a million years old and she has made one of the great scientific discoveries of the century.
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ISBN:
9780761314684
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
580L
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Grouping Title fossil girl mary annings dinosaur discovery
Grouping Author brighton catherine
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-08 04:37:09AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-23 04:54:22AM

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subject_facet Anning, Mary, -- 1799-1847 -- Juvenile literature, Cartoons and comics, Ichthyosaurus -- Juvenile literature, Paleontologists -- Juvenile literature, Women -- Biography, Women paleontologists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display The fossil girl : Mary Anning's dinosaur discovery
title_full The fossil girl : Mary Anning's dinosaur discovery / Catherine Brighton
title_short The fossil girl :
title_sub Mary Anning's dinosaur discovery
topic_facet Anning, Mary, Cartoons and comics, Ichthyosaurus, Paleontologists, Women, Women paleontologists