Barnum’s Bones

Other Links & Resources

About the book, author, and illustrator:
New York Times article
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/23/books/barnums-bones-by-tracey-fern.html?_r=0

Author Tracey Fern’s website
http://www.traceyfern.com

Illustrator Boris Kulikov’s website
http://www.boriskulikov.com/books.html

About dinosaurs and prehistoric time:
http://www.rice.edu/armadillo/Ftbend/foslinfo.htm (Texas fossils)

http://www.squidoo.com/dinosaur-news (The latest news about dinosaurs)

http://www.dinosaurfact.net/

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/prehistoric-world/prehistoric-time-line/

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/dinosaur.html

http://www.nhm.org/site/explore-exhibits/permanent-exhibits/dinosaur-hall/behind-the-scenes  (Includes, among other things, a 2:04 minute video of a T. rex skeleton being assembled at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.  Scroll down.)

http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/multimedia/study-finds-t-rex-bigger-and-faster

http://dsc.discovery.com/dinosaurs/  (Among other things, includes a series of videos of clashes between different dinosaurs.)

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/dinos/trex/index.shtml

About Barnum Brown and his discoveries:
http://www.npr.org/2011/09/14/140410442/bone-to-pick-first-t-rex-skeleton-complete-at-last  (Includes audio and video as well as print information about Brown and his discoveries.)

http://www.nhm.org/site/explore-exhibits/permanent-exhibits/dinosaur-hall  (Includes video as well as print information.)

http://www.amnh.org/explore/news-blogs/news/barnum-brown-the-man-who-discovered-tyrannosaurus-rex   (3:53 minutes)

http://www.strangescience.net/brown.htm

http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/famouspaleontologists/p/barnumbrown.htm

http://research.amnh.org/paleontology/collections/vertebrate-paleontology-archives (Includes link to photos of various expeditions and more.)

http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/dinosaur/2010/05/barnum-brown-the-man-who-discovered-tyrannosaurus-rex/

http://research.amnh.org/paleontology/notebooks/    (Photocopies of field notes from Barnum Brown and Henry Fairfield Osborn.  Includes photos of them as well.)

http://discovermagazine.com/2007/mar/the-bone-collector#.UNy6PuQ0XTo

http://www.nonfictiondetectives.com/2012/06/barnums-bones.html  (Includes a short video of Brown’s T. rex at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.)

About the Cretaceous Period (T. rex lived in the late Cretaceous Period):
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/mesozoic/jurassic/jurassic.php

http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/dinosaurbasics/a/dinosaurages.htm

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/mesozoic/cretaceous/cretaceous.php

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/prehistoric-world/cretaceous/  (Includes a map of what the world looked like then.)

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/142729/Cretaceous-Period  (Includes map and chart of geologic time.)

http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/dinosaurbasics/a/dinosaurages_4.htm

http://www.scotese.com/cretaceo.htm  (Map of late Cretaceous Period)

http://park.org/Canada/Museum/extinction/cretcause.html   (The End-Cretaceous Mass Extinction)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/history_of_the_earth/Cretaceous  (Scroll down to click on different animals and plants that lived in that period.)

http://earth.usc.edu/~stott/Catalina/Cretaceous.html

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