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Title:
The griffin and the dinosaur : how Adrienne Mayor discovered a fascinating link between myth and science
Author:
Aronson, Marc, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm
Summary:
Traces research scientist Adrienne Mayor's explorations in Greece and the Gobi Desert for the origins of the mythical griffin, relating the story of the ancient Scythians and the griffins that were said to have guarded their treasure.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prairie girl -- The sound of heat -- Sketching griffins -- The cyclops and the griffin pup -- Nomads and gold -- The secret of the flaming cliffs -- Battlefield of the gods -- Stories, stories, everywhere.
Reading Level:
1140 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 1.0 167504.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 11. 5 Quiz: 63987.
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ISBN:
9781426311086

9781426311093
Format :
Book