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David digs with the dinosaur hunter / Ailynn Collins ; illustrator, Eva Morales.

Collins, Ailynn, 1964- (author.). Morales, Eva, (illustrator.).


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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781663911841
  • ISBN: 1663911843
  • ISBN: 9781663921369
  • ISBN: 1663921369
  • Physical Description: 64 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-11 Stone Arch Books.
Grades 4-6 Stone Arch Books.
710L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.7 1 515327.
Subject: Hatcher, J. B. (John Bell), 1861-1904 > Juvenile fiction.
Paleontological excavations > Wyoming > Juvenile fiction.
Triceratops > Juvenile fiction.
Dinosaurs > Juvenile fiction.
Chinese > United States > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Paleontology > Juvenile fiction.
Fossils > Juvenile fiction.
Chinese Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Lusk (Wyo.) > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


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Rolla Public Library JFIC COL (Text) 38256101875510 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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