Further Information:

PRI publishes two books about fossils of New York State and the Northeastern U.S. that may be helpful when used with an adult. Examples of age-appropriate resources that PRI recommends include the following:


  • Aliki, 1990. Fossils Tell of Long Ago. Harper Trophy.
  • Cole, & Degen. 1994. The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor. Scholastic Press.
  • Dixon, D. 1996. Prehistoric life. Oxford University Press.
  • Edelstein, K. 1999. Lasting Impressions. Cornell Coop. Ext.
  • Kittinger, J. 1999. Stories in Stone. Franklin Watts Inc.
  • Pope, J. 1994. Fossil Detective. Troll Associates.
  • Taylor, P. 2000. Eyewitness Fossil. DK Publishing.



  • Eyewitness Video: Prehistoric life. 1996
  • Eyewitness Video: Ocean. 1997
  • National Geographicís: Deep Sea Dive. 1994
  • The Living Sea. 1995

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