A Bone from a Dry Sea (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Peter Dickinson

Laurel Leaf Library, 9780440219286, 208pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1995



In two parallel stories, a young female member of a prehistoric tribe becomes instrumental in advancing her people, and a present-day girl visits her paleontologist father on a dig in Africa where they discover important fossil remains. ALA Best Book for Young Adults; ALA Notable Book; Horn Book Fanfare; School Library Journal Best Book of the Year; Booklist Editors' Choice.