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A Dinosaur Named Sue: The Find of the Century (Hello Reader Level 4-Grades 2& 3)

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Found in the Badlands of South Dakota in 1990, "Sue" the dinosaur is the largest and most complete T-Rex fossil ever discovered. Young readers can learn about her amazing story, from beginning to the exciting restoration work leading up to her Spring 2000 debut. Full-color illustrations.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Cartwheel
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Apr 18, 2016 Rebekah added it
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Just when you least expect it...the find of a lifetime! One fossil hunter who was killing time, waiting on her team to return from fixing a flat tire, fulfilled a wish to check another area. She followed the basic rules of looking for bone fragments down on the ground before looking-up. Her attention to detail resulted in the find of the best t. Rex specimen ever discovered. This fossil was named in honor of the lady who made the discovery. I have been to the field museum in Chicago to see Sue! ...more
Feb 24, 2014 Travis rated it liked it
In 2010, my family and I visited Field Museum and Sue. I got excited when we discovered this book at the library. It was interesting to learn more about the dinosaur we visited some years back at the museum.
Aug 28, 2015 Phaedra rated it it was amazing
This book was great and it gave me loads of information about Sue and how she might of lived
Oct 15, 2014 Justin rated it it was amazing
Mar 16, 2011 SCES rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I love this book! So interesting. Before reading it, I didn't know anything about the most complete T-Rex fossils ever found. The book describes how Susan, a scientist, happens to find these fossils. Even more interesting is the struggle as the court system decides who actually OWNS the fossils. The scientist that discovered them, or the person who owns the land they were discovered on? Very interesting stuff.
Katelyn Warner
Dec 05, 2010 Katelyn Warner rated it it was amazing
Shelves: science, nonfiction
* Archaeologists
* How people look for dinosaur bones
* Found T-Rex bones in South Dakota
* Includes a history of dinosaur bones in the U.S.
* Good book for classroom library/kids interested in dinosaurs
Deborah Harris
Dec 15, 2013 Deborah Harris added it
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RL 3.70 GRL-P
AR Quiz No. 58848 EN Nonfiction
Accelerated Reader Quiz Information IL: LG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 1.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz Type Information AR Quiz Types: RP
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Read this to Grace. She thought it was cool.
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