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In the Ice Age
Contributor(s): Greenburg, J. C., Gerardi, Jan (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0375829520     ISBN-13: 9780375829529
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: October 2005
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Annotation: Andrew, Judy, and Thudd have escaped the dinosaurs only to find themselves surrounded by the woolly mammoths of the Ice Age. Can they locate their lost uncle and travel back to their own time before the evil Dr. Kron-Tox puts his nefarious plan into action? Illustrations.

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Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Time travel; Fiction.
Glacial epoch; Fiction.
Prehistoric animals; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: 2005001110
Lexile Measure: 520
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Series: Stepping Stone Book
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.50" H x 5.25" W x 0.25" (0.15 lbs) 96 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 102806
Reading Level: 3.8   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 1.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q49352
Reading Level: 3.2   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 4.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Andrew, Judy, and Thudd have escaped the dinosaurs only to find themselves surrounded by the woolly mammoths of the Ice Age Can they locate their lost Uncle Al and travel back to their own time before the evil Dr. Kron-Tox puts his nefarious plan into action?

Contributor Bio(s): J. C. Greenburg is the author of many books for young people in the library and reference fields. She’s a frequent visitor to schools and pays close attention to kid feedback. She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2006 Spring)
In these books that continue Andrew's and his cousin Judy's search for their missing uncle, the children travel to the age of dinosaurs sixty-five million years ago and to an ice age fourteen thousand years ago. Greenburg includes many facts about the time periods, but the plot and characters are weak, and it is necessary to read earlier volumes to follow the story. [Review covers these Andrew Lost titles: In the Ice Age and With the Dinosaurs.] Copyright 2006 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2008 Spring)
Having been miniaturized in a previous book, Andrew and his cousin are deposited inside their uncle by a mosquito. As they travel through the bloodstream, readers learn about the circulatory system, the lungs, and the ear. Plot and character are secondary to teaching, and, as usual with this series, the end doesn't resolve anything. Copyright 2008 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2005 Fall)
When their kidnapped uncle is hidden in the past, Andrew and Judy board a time-travel machine to rescue him. In [cf2]Time[cf1], the machine malfunctions, and they go back to the big bang. In [cf2]Earth[cf1], they move forward to the beginnings of planet Earth. While the books contain interesting facts, the plots are simplistic and readers are left hanging at the end. [Review covers these Andrew Lost titles: [cf2]In Time[cf1] and [cf2]On Earth[cf1].] Copyright 2005 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2008 Fall)
Andrew and his cousin Judy, shrunk to the size of beetles in a previous book, are blown into the Australian desert by a willy-willy, an Australian dust devil. As they try to get back to their uncle, they narrowly escape from all manner of insects and reptiles. Although the book is full of facts, the plot and characters are frustratingly thin. Copyright 2008 Horn Book Guide Reviews.
 
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