David Digs With The Dinosaur Hunter

ISBN-10: 1663921369
ISBN-13: 9781663921369
Author: Collins, Ailynn
Illustrated by: Morales, Eva
Interest Level: 3-5
Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: January 2022

Copyright: 2022

Page Count: 64

Series: Smithsonian Historical Fiction

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Interest Level

Grades 3-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: S
Lexile: 710L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.7
Accelerated Reader Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / Asian American

In their long journey from San Francisco to Lusk, Wyoming, in 1889, David (Siu-Long) Wong and his parents have encountered terrible prejudice because they are Chinese immigrants; but here they are given a job at John Bell Hatcher's paleontological excavation digging up dinosaur bones, including an eight-foot long Triceratops skull, and David becomes fascinated by dinosaurs and resolves to become a paleontologist. Includes historical note on J.B. Hatcher.
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