Home > Uncategorized > 560.92 – Anning, Mary, 1799-1847

560.92 – Anning, Mary, 1799-1847

A list of choices for replacing old books about Mary Anning in the library children’s/YA collection.

pink numbers = Horn Book Guide rating / red numbers= Follett reading level / green numbers=Lexile

Recommended by at Least One Source

Kindergarten-Grade 4
Picture Book Nonfiction
Stone Girl, Bone Girl: The Story of Mary Anning
by Laurence Anholt (Orchard, 1999) 4 / 5.0 / 520 (Starred in Booklist)
Mary Anning and the Sea Dragon by Jeannine Atkins (Farrar, Straus, 1999) 4 / 4.0 / 560
The Fossil Girl: Mary Anning’s Dinosaur Discovery by Catherine Brighton (Millbrook, 1999) 4 / 3.5 / 250
Rare Treasure: Mary Anning and Her Remarkable Discoveries by Don Brown (Houghton Mifflin, 1999) 3 / 6.0 / 840

Easy Readers & Early Chapter Book Nonfiction
The Dog That Dug for Dinosaurs by Shirley-Ray Redmond (Aladdin 2004) 5 / 3.0 /
Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter by Sally M. Walker (Carolrhoda, 2000) 4 / 3.1 / 320

Grades 5-8
Curious Bones: Mary Anning and the Birth of Paleontology by Thomas W. Goodhue (Morgan Reynolds, 2002) 4 / 8.3 /
(this is the only book on Mary Anning that is not written for a K-4 audience)

Grade 7 and up
Nothing available

====================
Available in the Service Center Collections

Kindergarten-Grade 4
Stone Girl, Bone Girl: The Story of Mary Anning by Laurence Anholt (Orchard, 1999) 4 / 5.0 / 520
Mary Anning and the Sea Dragon by Jeannine Atkins (Farrar, Straus, 1999) 4 / 4.0 / 560 MLSC only
Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter by Sally M. Walker (Carolrhoda, 2000) 4 / 3.1 / 320

====================
Not Necessarily Recommended, But In-Print

Books listed here have no reviews to recommend them.

Kindergarten-Grade 4
Ichthyosaurus and Little Mary Anning by Brooke Hartzog (PowerKids, 1999)

====================
Last updated January 8, 2010

Advertisements
Categories: Uncategorized
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: