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Dinosaur Babies

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A newly updated leveled reader including the latest scientific information on dinosaurs, for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with help.

With revised illustrations reflecting our new understanding of dinosaurs, this updated Science Reader is as scientifically accurate today—and as easy to read—as when it was first published in 1991. An ideal
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Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 20th 1991 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published August 1st 1991)
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Michelle Finkle
Apr 08, 2014 Michelle Finkle rated it liked it
My kindergartner's accelerated reading book. He seemed to enjoy it but I found it very dry.
Terry
Mar 12, 2012 Terry added it
Little Kid Reaction: My boys LOVED this book. They loved learning about dinosaurs, babies and adults alike. My 6 year old worked through the pages with some help.

Big Kid Reaction: I loved the book and was impressed at how it simplified dinosaur facts to a level an early reader. The content was engaging and interesting, NOT dumbed down. Great illustrations round out this book as a must-have for early readers who are open to dinosaur lore! For the most adventurous, the illustrations are labeled wi
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Lorie
Oct 17, 2014 Lorie rated it liked it
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This book is from the Step into Reading A Science Reader series. It contains basic vocabulary that can be read alone and some words that a child might need help with when sounding them out. It would be appropriate for children in grades K-1. The simple sentence and language will appeal to a child learning to read on their own. Children who are interested in dinosaurs may know much of the information given in the book, so they may be ready for longer books on the subject.

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Marie F
Nov 15, 2015 Marie F rated it really liked it
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My boy Kindergatener brought this home (AR reading). He wrestled a bit with some of the words so he read it 3 times to really understand. But he didn't mind, as he loved it. He greatly enjoyed the comparisons made (view spoiler), and I think they helped make the material more graspable for him. (view spoiler) ...more
Caryn Caldwell
Sep 21, 2014 Caryn Caldwell rated it really liked it
This early reader explains what scientists know about the lives of baby dinosaurs. Illustrations include dinosaur names and pronunciation guides. With its high-interest topic, large font, and simple sentences, this book is perfect for young dinosaur lovers, or those who simply want a good introduction to nonfiction.
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Simple reader about how dinos raised their young. I know I would have liked this as a kid.
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Informative book about dinosaurs.
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Lucille Recht Penner is the author of many nonfiction books for kids, including Dinosaur Babies and Monster Bugs in Random House’s Step into Reading program. She lives in Tucson, AZ.
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