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The National Museum of Natural History

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What do giant squids, a possibly cursed diamond, dinosaur bones, and a man made of soap all have in common? These are some of the amazing artifacts at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Take a tour through the museum's collections. Engaging text, graphs, maps, and colorful images help readers discover the stories behind some of these treasured pieces of natural history.

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Williamson Public Library J 508.753 LEE (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
52152300671498
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua j508.753 LEE (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
31846002819000
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781515779780
  • ISBN: 1515779785
  • ISBN: 9781515779896
  • ISBN: 1515779890
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (Page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Nature's museum -- Welcoming elephant -- Giant squid -- Phoenix the whale -- Titanoboa the monster snake -- Hatcher the digital triceratops -- Whale graveyard -- The Hope Diamond -- Meteroites from Mars -- Egyptian mummy -- Soap man -- World's longest beard -- From scientist to specimen.
Summary, etc.:
What do giant squids, a possibly cursed diamond, dinosaur bones, and a man made of soap all have in common? These are some of the amazing artifacts at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Take a tour through the museum's collections. Engaging text, graphs, maps, and colorful images help readers discover the stories behind some of these treasured pieces of natural history.
Target Audience Note:
RL: 3-4.
IL: 2-5.
Subject: National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) > Juvenile literature.
Natural history museums > Washington (D.C.) > Juvenile literature.
Natural history > Juvenile literature.


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