Library Finds! (YL Edition – Celebrate Paleontology!)

On August 12, 1990, American paleontologist Susan “Sue” Hendrickson discovered the remains of a Tyrannosaurus rex in South Dakota. It’s the largest specimen of a T. rex found and one of the most complete skeletons. This skeleton is now known as “Sue” in honor of her discovery. In October 1997, Chicago’s Field Museum purchased Sue at public auction for $8.36 million. To celebrate all this here are a few paleontology titles we have in the library:

Tyrannosaurus Sue

Tyrannosaurus Sue: The Extraordinary Saga of the Largest, Most Fought Over T. rex Ever Found
by Steve Fiffer
QE 862 .S3 F54 2000

Dinosaur Odyssey

Dinosaur Odyssey: Fossil Threads in the Web of Life
by Scott D. Sampson
QE 861.4 .S26 2009

The Fossil Book

The Fossil Book: A Record of Prehistoric Life
by Carol Lane Fenton and Mildred Adams Fenton
QE 711 .F38 1989

Fossils at a Glance

Fossils at a Glance
by Clare Milsom and Sue Rigby
QE 711.3 .M55 2004

Arguments on Evolution

Arguments on Evolution: A Paleontologist’s Perspective
by Antoni Hoffman
QE 721 .H64 1989


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