Rare treasure: Mary Anning and her remarkable discoveries

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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
900L
Description
Before the word "dinosaur" was even coined, a young girl discovered a remarkable skeleton on the rocky beach at Lyme Regis in England. Thus began a lifelong passion for an extraordinary woman who became one of the first commercial fossil collectors. Born in 1799, Mary Anning spent a lifetime teaching herself about fossils and combing the rugged ribbon of shore near her home. Her work yielded an astounding treasure trove: fossils of long-extinct creatures that thrilled customers in her shopand excited early paleontologists. Blind to the dangers of fossil-hunting and to the limitations imposed on women of her era, Mary Anning was a singular scientist who used her sharp eyes and clear mind to compose a picture of ancient life from the bones she unearthed. With his trademark graceful prose and lyrical watercolors, Don Brown distills the life story of this rare treasure of a scientist.
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ISBN:
9780395922866
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 5.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
900L
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subject_facet Anning, Mary, -- 1799-1847 -- Juvenile literature, Fossils, Ichthyosaurus -- Juvenile literature, Paleontologists -- Juvenile literature, Women -- Biography, Women paleontologists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Rare treasure : Mary Anning and her remarkable discoveries
title_full Rare treasure : Mary Anning and her remarkable discoveries / written and illustrated by Don Brown
title_short Rare treasure :
title_sub Mary Anning and her remarkable discoveries
topic_facet Anning, Mary, Fossils, Ichthyosaurus, Paleontologists, Women, Women paleontologists