‘DINOSAURS: IN YOUR FACE!’
BY DR. ROBERT T. BAKKER
Renowned paleontologist Dr. Robert T. Bakker and paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this hardcover omnibus of three dino-centric Picturebacks, available for the first time in 3-D.
The dynamic dinos in “Dinosaurs!”, “Prehistoric Monsters!,” and “Dino Babies!” have always looked like they could jump off the printed pages — and now they can.
Watch as a spiked stegosaurus tail whips off the page and scores a direct hit into an allosaurus, or a pack of raptors leap onto the back of an unsuspecting tenontosaurus, or a squealing baby titanosaur hatches from an egg and is greeted by its giant mother.
Complete with a pair of 3-D glasses that fold into a reusable storage case, “Dinosaurs: In Your Face!” makes a great gift for kids who like their science with a little action.
Dr. Robert T. Bakker is one of the most respected vertebrate paleontologists in the world. Often credited with starting the “Dinosaur Renaissance,” he is curator of Paleontology at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
Luis V. Rey is the winner of the 2008 Lazendorf PaleoArt Award — the most prestigious international award recognizing achievement in paleontological scientific illustration.
BY AMELIA ATWATER-RHODES
The rich stew of Amelia Atwater-Rhodes’ creations — SingleEarth, vampires, shapeshifters, Tristes, the Bruja Guilds — are at full boil here in the story of two 20-ish young women trying to outrun their very different pasts, and figure out where they fit in and who they might become.
Each has landed in a more “normal” place and each wonders if, like a tattoo that can’t be covered up, they can ever really fit into “normal.”
Ages 14 and up.
‘EIGHTH GRADE IS MAKING ME SICK’
BY JENNIFER L. HOLM
Ginny has big plans for eighth grade. She’s going to try out for cheerleading, join Virtual Vampire Vixens, and maybe even fall in love.
But middle school is more of a roller-coaster ride than Ginny could have ever predicted. Her family has just moved into a fancy new house when Ginny’s stepdad loses his job. (Can worrying about money make you sick?).
Ginny’s big brother keeps getting into trouble. And there’s a new baby on the way.
Filled with Post-its, journal entries, grocery lists, hand-drawn comic strips, report cards, IMs, notes, and more, “Eighth Grade Is Making Me Sick” is the sometimes poignant, often hilarious, always relatable look at a year in the life of one girl, told entirely through her stuff.
Jennifer L. Holm is the author of three Newbery Honor Books — “Our Only May Amelia,” “Penny From Heaven,” and “Turtle in Paradise” — as well as the Babymouse and Squish series, which she collaborates with her brother Matthew Holm.
NOTE: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “A Mary Blair Treasury of Golden Books” and/or “I Like Old Clothes” and/or “Dinosaurs: In Your Face!.” Deadline is 10 a.m. Nov. 26. Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.