A Dinosaur Named Ruth: How Ruth Mason Discovered Fossils in Her Own Backyard

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For fans of   Shark Lady   and from the   New York Times   bestselling illustrator of   Dr. Fauci   comes the incredible true story of a girl who discovered dinosaur bones in her own backyard and, after years of persistence, helped uncover one of the most exciting paleontological...
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For fans of Shark Lady and from the New York Times bestselling illustrator of Dr. Fauci comes the incredible true story of a girl who discovered dinosaur bones in her own backyard and, after years of persistence, helped uncover one of the most exciting paleontological discoveries of our time.

There’s an extraordinary secret hidden just beneath Ruth Mason’s feet. The year is 1905, and Ruth is a prairie girl living in South Dakota. She has no way of knowing that millions of years ago, her family farm was once home to scores of dinosaurs. Until one day, when Ruth starts finding clues to the past: strange rocks and rubble scattered all across her land. They’re dinosaur fossils—but she doesn’t know that yet, either. It will take many years of collecting these clues, and many, many questions, but Ruth’s curiosity will one day help uncover thousands of fossils all across her land.

New York Times bestselling illustrator Alexandra Bye’s vibrant illustrations bring to life this inspiring and exciting debut picture book from award-winning journalist Julia Lyon.

Specifications

Format:
Hardcover
Author:
Julia Lyon
Pages:
40 pages
Dimensions:
9 x 11 inches
ISBN:
ISBN: 9781534474642
Supplier/Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Date Added:
DEC 2021
Published Date:
2021

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