Science Fiction Dinosaurs

Kids & Young Adult Dinosaur Books (Fiction and Non-fiction)

 

General Books, Fossils, History of Paleontology,

Paleontologists, Paleontology & Geology,

Paleontology & Evolution,

Dinosaurs & Birds, Prehistoric Seas,

Extinction

 

General Paleontology Books

Bringing Fossils To Life: An Introduction To Paleobiology by Donald R. Prothero, 2003

Field Adventures in Paleontology by Lynne M. Clos, 2003

Principles of Paleontology by Michael Foote and Arnold I. Miller, 2006

Vertebrate Palaeontology by M. J. Benton, 2004

Invertebrate Palaeontology & Evolution by Euan N. K. Clarkson and Euan, N.K. Clarkson, 1998

Encyclopedia of Paleontology by Ronald Singer, 1999

Invertebrate paleontology (Harper's geoscience series) by William Heyden Easton, 1960

Gorgon: Paleontology, Obsession, and the Greatest Catastrophe in Earth's History by Peter Ward, 2004

Manual of Invertebrate Paleontology by J. Dyer, 1983

The Complete Dinosaur by James O. Farlow, M. K. Brett-Surman, and Robert F. Walters, 1999


Colbert's Evolution of the Vertebrates: A History of the Backboned Animals Through Time by Edwin H. Colbert, Michael Morales, and Eli C. Minkoff, 2001

A Manual of Practical Laboratory and Field Techniques in Palaeobiology by O.R. Green, 2001

Vertebrate Paleontology by Alfred Sherwood Romer, 1966

Paleontology: The Record of Life by Colin W. Stearn and Robert L. Carroll, 2001

Functional Morphology in Vertebrate Paleontology by Jeffrey J. Thomason, 1997

The Amber Forest: A Reconstruction of a Vanished World. by George, Jr. Poinar and Roberta Poinar, 2001

Studies on Mexican Paleontology (Topics in Geobiology) by Francisco J. Vega, Torrey G. Nyborg, María del Carmen Perrilliat, and Marisol Montellano-Ballesteros, 2006

Paleontology of Higher Vertebrates: A Practical Guide by Norman R. King, 1998

Paleontology: The Record of Life by Colin W. Stearn and Robert L. Carroll, 1989

Field Adventures in Paleontology by Lynne M. Clos, 2003

The Scientific American Book of Dinosaurs by Gregory Paul, 2003

Studies on Mexican Paleontology (Topics in Geobiology) by Francisco J. Vega, Torrey G. Nyborg, María del Carmen Perrilliat, and Marisol Montellano-Ballesteros, 2006

In the Presence of Dinosaurs by John Colagrande and Larry Felder, 2000

Gorgon: Paleontology, Obsession, and the Greatest Catastrophe in Earth's History by Peter Ward, 2004

 

Fossils

Discovering Fossils: How to Find and Identify Remains of the Prehistoric Past (Fossils & Dinosaurs) by Frank A. Garcia, Donald S. Miller, and Jasper Burns, 1998

The Gilboa Fossils (New York State Museum Circular,) by Linda Vanaller Hernick, 2003

Bringing Fossils To Life: An Introduction To Paleobiology by Donald R. Prothero, 2003

Time Traveler: In Search of Dinosaurs and Other Fossils from Montana to Mongolia by Michael Novacek, 2003

Dry Bones and Other Fossils by Gary Parker and Jonathan Choug, 1979

Oregon Fossils (Fossils & Dinosaurs) by Orr, 1998

The Sternberg Fossil Hunters: A Dinosaur Dynasty by Katherine Rogers, 1999

Illustrated Guide to Fossil Collecting (Fossils & Dinosaurs) by Richard L. Casanova, 1982

The Tiny Titanosaurs: Luis Chiappe's Dinosaur Nests (Fossil Hunters) by Natalie Lunis, 2007

The Maiasaura Nests: Jack Horner's Dinosaur Eggs (Fossil Hunters) by Duncan Searl and Jack Horner (Library Binding - Aug 2006

The Bone Race: A Quest for Dinosaur Fossils by Steve Butz, 2007

Discovering Fossil Fishes by John G. Maisey, David Miller, Ivy Rutzky, and Craig Chesek, 2000

 

History of Paleontology

The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times. by Adrienne Mayor, 2001

From Bones to Bodies a Story of Paleontology by W. Fox, 1959

The dawnseekers: The first history of American paleontology by Robert West Howard, 1975

Ancient Life-History of the Earth: A Comprehensive Outline of the Principles and Leading Facts of Paleontological Science (History of Paleontology) by Henry All Nicholson and Stephen J. Gould, 1980

Life on Earth: Its Origin and Succession (History of Paleontology) by John Phillips and Stephen J. Gould, 1980

Life of the Past: An Introduction to Paleontology by George Gaylord Simpson, 1966)

Man in Search of His Ancestors, The Romance of Paleontology by Andre Senet, 1956

You Can't Count on Dying (History of Paleontology) by Natalie H. Cabot, 1961

Timothy Abbott Conrad,: With particular reference to his work in Alabama one hundred years ago, (Bulletins of American paleontology, v. 23, no. 77) by Harry Edgar Wheeler, 1935

Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards: A Tale of Edward Drinker Cope, Othniel Charles Marsh, and the Gilded Age of Paleontology by Jim Ottaviani, Zander Cannon, Shad Petosky, and Kevin Cannon, 2005

 

Paleontologists


Reading Between the Bones: The Pioneers of Dinosaur Paleontology (Lives in Science) by Susan Clinton, 1997

Curious Bones: Mary Anning and the Birth of Paleontology (Great Scientist) by Thomas W. Goodhue, 2002

Mary Anning and the Sea Dragon by Jeannine Atkins and Michael Dooling, 1999

Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards: A Tale of Edward Drinker Cope, Othniel Charles Marsh, and the Gilded Age of Paleontology by Jim Ottaviani, Zander Cannon, Shad Petosky, and Kevin Cannon, 2005

Bones for Barnum Brown: Adventures of a Dinosaur Hunter by Roland Thaxter Bird, 1985

Charles Doolittle Walcott, Paleontologist by Ellis Leon Yochelson, 1998


Paleontology & Geology

The Ocean of Truth: A Personal History of Global Tectonics (Princeton Series in Geology and Paleontology) by H. W. Menard, 1986

The Great Rift Valleys of Pangea in Eastern North America, Volume II: Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Paleontology by Peter M. LeTourneau and Paul E. Olsen, 2003

Paleontology and Paleoenvironments (Earth and its inhabitants) by Brian J. Skinner, 1981

Geology and Paleontology of the Ellsworth Mountains, West Antarctica by Gerald F. Weber, Campbell Craddock, and John F. Splettstoesser, 1992

 

Paleontology & Evolution

Genetics, Paleontology and Macroevolution by Jeffrey S. Levinton, 2001

Basic Questions in Paleontology: Geologic Time, Organic Evolution, and Biological Systematics by Otto H. Schindewolf, Wolf-Ernst Reif, and Judith Schaefer, 1994

The Interrelationships and Evolution of Basal Theropod Dinosaurs (Special Papers in Paleontology, No. 69) by Oliver W. M. Rauhut, 2003

Neogene, Paleontology of the Manonga Valley, Tanzania: A Window into the Evolutionary History of East Africa (Topics in Geobiology) by Terry Harrison, 1998

Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution by Robert L. Carroll, 1987

Paradigms on Pilgrimage: Creationism, Paleontology and Biblical Interpretation by Stephen J. Godfrey and Christopher R. Smith, 2005

Invertebrate Palaeontology & Evolution by Euan N. K. Clarkson and Euan, N.K. Clarkson, 1998

The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs by David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel, and John Sibbick, 2005

Glorified Dinosaurs: The Origin and Early Evolution of Birds by Luis M. Chiappe, 2007

The New Dinosaurs: An Alternate Evolution by DOUGLAS DIXONDiscovering Dinosaurs: Evolution, Extinction, and the Lessons of Prehistory, Expanded and Updated by Mark Norell, Lowell Dingus, and Eugene Gaffney, 2000 & 1989

Mammals from the Age of Dinosaurs: Origins, Evolution, and Structure by Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska, Richard L. Cifelli, and Zhe-Xi Luo, 2004

Dinosaurs of the Air: The Evolution and Loss of Flight in Dinosaurs and Birds by Gregory S. Paul, 2002

The evolution and ecology of the dinosaurs by L. B Halstead, 1975

Fate of the Dinosaurs: New Perspectives to Evolution and Extinction by Antony Milne, 1991

The Flying Dinosaurs: The Illustrated Guide to the Evolution of Flight by Philip J. Currie and Jan Sovak, 2002

 

Dinosaurs & Birds

Feathered Dragons: Studies on the Transition from Dinosaurs to Birds (Life of the Past) by Philip J. Currie, Eva B. Koppelhus, Martin A. Shugar, and Joanna L. Wright, 2004

Glorified Dinosaurs: The Origin and Early Evolution of Birds by Luis M. Chiappe, 2007

Digging for Bird Dinosaurs: An Expedition to Madagascar (Scientists in the Field Series) by Nic Bishop, 2002

Dinosaurs of the Air: The Evolution and Loss of Flight in Dinosaurs and Birds by Gregory S. Paul, 2002

Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of Birds (The Dinosaur Library) by Thom Holmes, Laurie Holmes, and Michael William Skrepnick, 2002

Mesozoic Birds: Above the Heads of Dinosaurs by Luis M. Chiappe and Lawrence M. Witmer, 2002

Out of Thin Air: Dinosaurs, Birds, And Earth's Ancient Atmosphere by Peter Douglas Ward and David W. Ehlert, 2006

From the Dinosaurs of the Past to the Birds of the Present (Johnston, Marianne. Prehistoric Animals and Their Modern-Day Relatives) by Marianne Johnston, 2000

Dinosaurs with Feathers: The Ancestors of Modern Birds by Caroline Arnold and Laurie Caple, 2001

Dinosaurs and Birds (History of Life on Earth) by G. Minelli, Lorenzo Orlandi, and Meringer, 1988

The Puzzle of the Dinosaur-Bird: The Story of Archaeopteryx by Miriam Schlein, 1996

Archaeopteryx: The First Bird (Dinosaur Discovery Era) by Elizabeth J. Sandell, 1991

Ornithomimus: Pursuing the Bird-Mimic Dinosaur (Discoveries in Paleontology) by Monique Keiran, 2002

Feathered Dragons: Studies on the Transition from Dinosaurs to Birds (Life of the Past) by Philip J. Currie, Eva B. Koppelhus, Martin A. Shugar, and Joanna L. Wright, 2004

The Bone Museum: Travels in the Lost Worlds of Dinosaurs and Birds by Wayne Grady, 2003

Feathered Dinosaurs: Flying Reptiles and Ancient Birds (Dover Pictorial Archive) by Patricia J. Wynne, 2005

Birds: Modern-Day Dinosaurs (The Rosen Publishing Group's Reading Room Collection) by Kerri O'Donnell, 2002

Dinosaurs Alive: The Dinosaur-Bird Connection by Dennis R. Shealy, 2003

The Flying Dinosaurs: The Illustrated Guide to the Evolution of Flight by Philip J. Currie and Jan Sovak, 2002

The Rise of Birds: 225 Million Years of Evolution by Sankar Chatterjee, 1997

 

Prehistoric Seas

The Northern Adriatic Ecosystem: Deep Time in a Shallow Sea (Critical Moments in Earth History & Paleontology) by Frank K. McKinney, 2007

Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Creatures of the Deep by Michael Everhart, 2007

Sea Dragons: Predators Of The Prehistoric Oceans by Richard Ellis, 2005

Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure by National Geographic Society, 2007

In prehistoric seas by Carroll Lane Fenton, 1962

Prehistoric Sea Life by Peter M. Spizzirri, 1986

True-Life Monsters of the Prehistoric Seas (World of Dinosaurs) by Enid Fisher, Enid Broderick-Fisher, and Richard Grant, 1999

Prehistoric Creatures in the Sea & Sky (Nature's Monsters: Dinosaurs) by Brenda Ralph Lewis, 2006

Giant Predators of the Ancient Seas (Cutchins, Judy. Southern Fossil Discoveries.) (Cutchins, Judy. Southern Fossil Discoveries.) by Judy Cutchins and Ginny Johnston, 2001

Kronosaurus and Other Sea Creatures (Schomp, Virginia. Prehistoric World.) by Virginia Schomp, 2003

When Life Flourished in Ancient Seas: The Early Paleozoic Era (Prehistoric North America) by Jean F. Blashfield and Richard P. Jacobs, 2005

Monsters of the Sea (When Dinosaurs Lived) by Dino Don Lessem and John Bindon, 2002

Sea Monsters (Jay, Michael, Prehistoric Animals.) by Michael Jay, 2004

When Land, Sea, And Life Began: The Precambrian (Prehistoric North America) by Jean F. Blashfield and Richard P. Jacobs, 2005

Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea by Richard Ellis, 2003

The Prehistoric Exploration and Colonisation of the Pacific by Geoffrey Irwin, 1994

I Wonder Why Fish Grew Legs: and Other Questions About Prehistoric Life (I Wonder Why) by Jackie Gaff, 2004

 

Extinction

The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs by David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel, and John Sibbick, 2005

Discovering Dinosaurs: Evolution, Extinction, and the Lessons of Prehistory, Expanded and Updated by Mark Norell, Lowell Dingus, and Eugene Gaffney, 2000

The Mistaken Extinction: Dinosaur Evolution and the Origin of Birds by Lowell Dingus and Timothy Rowe, 1997

The Great Dinosaur Extinction Controversy (Helix Books) by Charles Officer and Jake Page, 1996

The End of the Dinosaurs: Chicxulub Crater and Mass Extinctions by Charles Frankel, 1999

The Mystery Library - The Extinction of the Dinosaurs (The Mystery Library) by Don Nardo, 2001

Night Comes to the Cretaceous: Comets, Craters, Controversy, and the Last Days of the Dinosaurs by James Lawrence Powell, 1999

What Happened to the Dinosaurs?: A Book About Extinction (First Facts) by Rebecca Olien, 2006

Mass Extinctions: One Theory of Why the Dinosaurs Vanished (Impact Books) by Christopher Lampton, 1986

Great Extinction: The Solution to One of the Great Mysteries of Science, the Disappearance of the Dinosaurs by Michael Allaby and James Lovelock, 1983


 

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