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The National Museum of Natural History

Author: Sally Lee
Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, a capstone imprint, [2018] ©2018
Series: Smithsonian (Capstone Press); Smithsonian field trips.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What do giant squids, a possibly cursed diamond, dinosaur bones, and a man made of soap all have in common? These are some of the amazing artifacts at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Take a tour through the museum's collections. Engaging text, graphs, maps, and colorful images help readers discover the stories behind some of these treasured pieces of natural history.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Lee
ISBN: 9781515779780 1515779785 9781515779896 1515779890 9781515787785 1515787788
OCLC Number: 979533935
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Nature's museum --
Welcoming elephant --
Giant squid --
Phoenix the Whale --
Titanoba the monster snake --
Hatcher the digital triceratops --
Whale graveyard --
The hope diamond --
Meteorites from Mars --
Egyptian mummy --
Soap man --
World's longest beard --
From scientist to specimen.
Series Title: Smithsonian (Capstone Press); Smithsonian field trips.
Responsibility: by Sally Lee.

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What do giant squids, a possibly cursed diamond, dinosaur bones, and a man made of soap all have in common? These are some of the amazing artifacts at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Take a tour through the museum's collections. Engaging text, graphs, maps, and colorful images help readers discover the stories behind some of these treasured pieces of natural history.

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