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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Spot

    SPOT

    Spot books pair key words with engaging images at the beginning, middle, and end—making it fun to read, spot, and learn.

  • Sequence

    SEQUENCE

    Sequence books explain the processes and timelines behind kids' favorite things. Each title connects products and knowledge step-by-step from idea, through creation and discovery, to the end user.

Do You Really Want to Meet Apatosaurus?
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Do You Really Want to Meet Apatosaurus?

9781681511122
Annette Bay Pimentel / Daniele Fabbri

 

A young child adventures back in time to 150 million years ago to meet an Apatosaurus, learning what this dinosaur ate, its size, and about its babies. This illustrated narrative nonfiction title includes a map of fossil findings, glossary, and further resources.



retail $29.95 your price $20.95

Do You Really Want to Meet a Pterosaur?
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Do You Really Want to Meet a Pterosaur?

9781681511139
Annette Bay Pimentel / Daniele Fabbri

 

A young child adventures back in time to 80 million years ago to meet the Pteranodon, one species of pterosaur, and learns what they ate, how they laid eggs, and how they lived with dinosaurs. This illustrated narrative nonfiction title includes a map of fossil findings, glossary, and further resources.



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Do You Really Want to Meet Stegosaurus?
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Do You Really Want to Meet Stegosaurus?

9781681511146
Annette Bay Pimentel / Daniele Fabbri

 

A young child adventures back in time to 153 million years ago to meet a Stegosaurus, learning about what this dinosaur ate, its size, and what its armored plates might be for. This illustrated narrative nonfiction title includes a map of fossil findings, glossary, and further resources.



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Do You Really Want to Meet Triceratops?
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Do You Really Want to Meet Triceratops?

9781681511153
Annette Bay Pimentel / Daniele Fabbri

 

A young child adventures back in time to 66 million years ago to meet a Triceratops, learning about what this dinosaur ate, its size, and how it used its horns. This illustrated narrative nonfiction title includes a map of fossil findings, glossary, and further resources.



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Do You Really Want to Meet Tyrannosaurus Rex?
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Do You Really Want to Meet Tyrannosaurus Rex?

9781681511160
Annette Bay Pimentel / Daniele Fabbri

 

A young child adventures back in time to 67 million years ago to meet a Tyrannosaurus rex, learning about what this dinosaur ate, its size, and how it caught prey. This illustrated narrative nonfiction title includes a map of fossil findings, glossary, and further resources.



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Do You Really Want to Meet Velociraptor?
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Do You Really Want to Meet Velociraptor?

9781681511177
Annette Bay Pimentel / Daniele Fabbri

 

A young child adventures back in time to 80 million years ago to meet a Velociraptor, learning about what this feathered dinosaur ate, its size, and which dinosaurs were its prey. This illustrated narrative nonfiction title includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.



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Do You Really Want to Meet Apatosaurus?
9781681511122
Do You Really Want to Meet a Pterosaur?
9781681511139
Do You Really Want to Meet Stegosaurus?
9781681511146
Do You Really Want to Meet Triceratops?
9781681511153
Do You Really Want to Meet Tyrannosaurus Rex?
9781681511160
Do You Really Want to Meet Velociraptor?
9781681511177

Do You Really Want to Meet a Dinosaur?

New titles in our popular animal series introduce young readers to five dinosaur species plus a family of flying prehistoric reptiles (the Pterosaurs). In each book, a child explorer travels back in time to meet these incredible animals and shares his or her experiences, which are based on fossil finds. Delightful illustrations and carefully crafted text help the stories come alive, making these books both educational and entertaining.

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Complete Series of 6: retail $179.70 your price $125.70

READING LEVEL: GRADE K AND UP
  • Formats: Reinforced Library Binding, eBook

  • Pages: 24

  • Trim Size: 9.25" x 8.25"

NSTA Recommends,
September 29, 2017

“Do You Really Want to meet Apatosaurus? by Annette Bay Pimentel is part of a 6 book series about dinosaurs and pterosaurs. This 24–page book is a creative introduction to the study of Apatosaurus. Readers use their imagination as they follow a little girl who uses a time machine to travel 150 million years back in time to observe Apatosaurus in its natural environment. She makes observations about the dinosaur’s habitat, its size, and its food. This nonfiction narrative would be best used with pre–K through grade 3 students. The title provides an excellent critical thinking question, which can be used throughout directed reading instruction. This book would also be of interest to students who are curious about how the earth has changed over time. The text is engaging. This volume also includes a map of fossil findings, a glossary, and a further resources section.”—Lois Spangler

NSTA Recommends,
September 29, 2017

“Do You Really Want to meet Pterosaur? by Annette Bay Pimentel is part of a 6 book series about dinosaurs and pterosaurs. This 24–page book is a creative introduction to the study of Pteranodon. Readers use their imagination as they follow a child who uses a time machine to travel 80 million years back in time to observe Pteranodon in its natural environment. A Pteranodon is one species of pterosaur, a family of flying prehistoric reptiles. The child in the story makes observations about the Pteranodon’s habitat, its size, its food, and how they laid eggs. This nonfiction narrative would be best used with pre–K through grade 3 students. The title question provides an excellent critical thinking question, which can be used throughout directed reading instruction. The illustrations and the text are engaging. This volume also includes a map of fossil findings, a glossary, and a further resources section.”—Lois Spangler

NSTA Recommends,
September 29, 2017

“Do You Really Want to meet Tyrannosaurus Rex? by Annette Bay Pimentel is part of a 6 book series about dinosaurs and pterosaurs. This 24–page book is a creative introduction to the study of Tyrannosaurus Rex. Readers use their imagination as they follow a child who uses a time machine to travel 67 million years back in time to observe Tyrannosaurus Rex in its natural environment. The child makes observations about the dinosaur’s habitat, its size, its food, and how it caught its prey. This nonfiction narrative would be best used with pre–K through grade 3 students. The title provides an excellent critical thinking question, which can be used throughout directed reading instruction. The text is engaging. Some children might find the illustration of T–Rex too graphic. A view of the illustration on the cover could help you make the suitability determination. This volume also includes a map of fossil findings, a glossary, and a further resources section.”—Lois Spangler

NSTA Recommends,
September 29, 2017

“Do You Really Want to meet Triceratops? by Annette Bay Pimentel is part of a 6 book series about dinosaurs and pterosaurs. This 24–page book is a creative introduction to the study of Triceratops. Readers use their imagination as they follow a little girl who uses a time machine to travel 66 million years back in time to observe Triceratops in its natural environment. She makes observations about the dinosaur’s habitat, its size, its food, and how it uses its horns. This nonfiction narrative would be best used with pre–K through grade 3 students. The title provides an excellent critical thinking question, which can be used throughout directed reading instruction. This book would also be of interest to students who are curious about how the earth has changed over time. The illustrations and the text are engaging. This volume also includes a map of fossil findings, a glossary, and a further resources section.”—Lois Spangler

NSTA Recommends,
September 29, 2017

“Do You Really Want to Meet Velociraptor? by Annette Bay Pimentel is part of a 6 book series about dinosaurs and pterosaurs. This 24–page book is a creative introduction to the study of Velociraptor. Readers use their imagination as they follow a little girl who uses a time machine to travel 80 million years back in time to observe Velociraptor in its natural environment. She makes observations about the dinosaur’s habitat, its size, its food, and its feathers. This nonfiction narrative would be best used with pre–K through grade 3 students. The title provides an excellent critical thinking question, which can be used throughout directed reading instruction. The text is engaging. Some children might find the illustration of Velociraptor too graphic. A view of the cover illustration could help you make the suitability determination. This volume also includes a map of fossil findings, a glossary, and a further resources section.”—Lois Spangler

NSTA Recoommends,
September 29, 2017

“Do You Really Want to meet Stegosaurus? by Annette Bay Pimentel is part of a 6 book series about dinosaurs and pterosaurs. This 24–page book is a creative introduction to the study of stegosaurus. Readers use their imagination as they follow a child who uses a time machine to travel 153 million years back in time to observe stegosaurus in its natural environment. A pet poodle named Max accompanies the child in this volume. The child and Max make observations about the dinosaur’s habitat, its size, its food, and uses for its armored plates. This nonfiction narrative would be best used with pre–K through grade 3 students. The title provides an excellent critical thinking question, which can be used throughout directed reading instruction. The illustrations and the text are engaging. This volume also includes a map of fossil findings, a glossary, and a further resources section.”—Lois Spangler