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Arnold, Caroline
Dinosaur Mountain : Graveyard of the Past
Clarion Books (1989) School & Library Binding - 48 pages
Description: Discusses the latest information available on dinosaurs, much of it learned from fossils found at Dinosaur National Monument.
Reading level: Ages 4-8
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[Dinosaurs Walked Here and Other Stories Fossils Tell] Lauber, Patricia
Dinosaurs Walked Here and Other Stories Fossils Tell
Simon & Schuster (1987) School & Library Binding - 56 pages
Description: Discusses how fossilized remains of plants and animals reveal the characteristics of the prehistoric world.
Reading level: Ages 9-12
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Rhodes, Frank H. T.
Fossils: A Guide to Prehistoric Life
Golden Books (1962) Paperback
Amazon synopsis: Golden has one of the most authoritative and largest selections of nature guide available. Perfect for nature lovers of all ages, this guide to fossils is a convenient size for outdoor use on field projects, hiking, and vacations. Full-color illustrations, non-technical language, and up-to-date range maps complete this comprehensive pocket reference.
Reading level: Ages 4-8
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[Hominids:  Look Back at Our Ancestors] Sattler, Helen Roney
Hominids: A Look Back at Our Ancestors
William Morrow & Company (1988) School & Library Binding - 125 pages
Description: Discusses the various hominids which preceded man as we know him today, as deduced from their fossil remains.
Reading level: Ages 9-12
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[Fossil (Eyewitness Books)] Taylor, Paul D., Ph.D
Fossil (Eyewitness Books)
Knopf (1990) Hardcover - 63 pages
Description: A photo essay about different types of fossils, from bacteria and algae to birds and mammals.
Reading level: Ages 9-12
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