Curbside pickup and returns now available at 26 locations. View updated hours of operations here.

Remarkable creatures

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(3)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
From the New York Times bestselling novelist, a stunning historical novel that follows the story of Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot, two extraordinary 19th century fossil hunters who changed the scientific world forever. On the windswept, fossil-strewn beaches of the English coast, poor and uneducated Mary learns that she has a unique gift: "the eye" to spot ammonites and other fossils no one else can see. When she uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home, she sets the religious community on edge, the townspeople to gossip, and the scientific world alight. After enduring bitter cold, thunderstorms, and landslips, her challenges only grow when she falls in love with an impossible man.Mary soon finds an unlikely champion in prickly Elizabeth, a middle-class spinster who shares her passion for scouring the beaches. Their relationship strikes a delicate balance between fierce loyalty, mutual appreciation, and barely suppressed envy, but ultimately turns out to be their greatest asset. From the author of At the Edge of the Orchard and Girl With a Pearl Earring comes this incredible story of two remarkable women and their voyage of discovery.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In LINK+
Loading LINK+ Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9780525951452
9781456113230
9781410422880
9780143145301
9781101152454
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID4761145a-9ca3-53dc-c796-9bf8dd3eb57b
Grouping Titleremarkable creatures
Grouping Authortracy chevalier
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-02-26 15:26:08PM
Last Indexed2021-02-26 15:28:28PM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780525951452

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Lyons, Susan, 1957-
Lyons, Susan.
Parry, Charlotte.
authorChevalier, Tracy.
author2-roleLyons, Susan,1957-|Narrator
Lyons, Susan.
Parry, Charlotte.
Parry, Charlotte.|Narrator
Penguin Audiobooks.
hoopla digital.
author_displayChevalier, Tracy
available_at_catalogNorth Natomas
Pocket-Greenhaven
detailed_location_catalogFair Oaks
McKinley
North Natomas
Pocket-Greenhaven
display_descriptionFrom the New York Times bestselling novelist, a stunning historical novel that follows the story of Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot, two extraordinary 19th century fossil hunters who changed the scientific world forever.
On the windswept, fossil-strewn beaches of the English coast, poor and uneducated Mary learns that she has a unique gift: "the eye" to spot ammonites and other fossils no one else can see. When she uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home, she sets the religious community on edge, the townspeople to gossip, and the scientific world alight. After enduring bitter cold, thunderstorms, and landslips, her challenges only grow when she falls in love with an impossible man.
Mary soon finds an unlikely champion in prickly Elizabeth, a middle-class spinster who shares her passion for scouring the beaches. Their relationship strikes a delicate balance between fierce loyalty, mutual appreciation, and barely suppressed envy, but ultimately turns out to be their greatest asset. 
From the author of At the Edge of the Orchard and Girl With a Pearl Earring comes this incredible story of two remarkable women and their voyage of discovery.
format_catalogBook
CD Audiobook
Large Print
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_catalogAudio Books
Books
eBook
id4761145a-9ca3-53dc-c796-9bf8dd3eb57b
isbn9780143145301
9780525951452
9781101152454
9781410422880
9781456113230
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:.b19730858.i60079678Fair OaksFICTION Chevalier, T.1falsefalseDue Mar 30, 2021faiag
ils:.b19730858.i60161498Sutter County Main BranchFICTION Chevalier, T.1falsefalseDue Mar 17, 2021suta
ils:.b19730858.i6038752xWoodland Public LibraryFICTION Chevalier1falsefalseOn Shelfwdpa
overdrive:1b0ae8c0-8aba-443b-b6fc-652b1d9c0a4d-2Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook2falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadChecked Out
overdrive:e82438da-0648-45b1-ae14-1ae44e3159c1-2Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books2falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenChecked Out
ils:.b20027825.i6129343xNorth NatomasLARGE PRINT FICTION Chevalier, T.1falsefalseOn Shelfnntag
ils:.b20027825.i60556304North NatomasLARGE PRINT FICTION Chevalier, T.1falsefalseOn Shelfnntag
ils:.b20027825.i60556328McKinleyLARGE PRINT FICTION Chevalier, T.1falsefalseDue Mar 10, 2021mckag
ils:.b20027825.i60575463Sutter County Main BranchLARGE PRINT FICTION Chevalier, T.1falsefalseOn Holdshelfsuta
hoopla:MWT13527223Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13527223?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
ils:.b19711098.i60124593Pocket-GreenhavenCD FICTION Chevalier, T.1falsefalseOn Shelfpocag
ils:.b19711098.i6123283xFolsom AdultCD FICTION Chevalier, T.1falsefalseOn Shelffola
itype_catalogAdu CD/Spoken Word
Adu Large Print
Adult Fiction
FOL ADULT CD/SPOKEN WORD
last_indexed2021-02-26T23:28:28.033Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullFiction
local_callnumber_catalogCD FICTION Chevalier, T.
FICTION Chevalier, T.
LARGE PRINT FICTION Chevalier, T.
owning_library_catalogSacramento Public Library
owning_location_catalogFair Oaks
McKinley
North Natomas
Pocket-Greenhaven
primary_isbn9780525951452
publishDate2010
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
ils:.b19730858BookBooksEnglishDutton, 2010.312 p. ; 24cm.
overdrive:1b0ae8c0-8aba-443b-b6fc-652b1d9c0a4deBookeBookEnglishPenguin Publishing Group
overdrive:e82438da-0648-45b1-ae14-1ae44e3159c1eAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishRecorded Books, Inc.2010
ils:.b20027825Large PrintBooksLarge print ed.EnglishThorndike Press, c2010.471 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
hoopla:MWT13527223eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishRecorded Books, Inc., 2010.1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 07 min.)) : digital.
ils:.b19711098CD AudiobookAudio BooksEnglishPenguin Audio, p2010.8 sound discs (ca.10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b19730858.i60079678Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b19730858.i60161498Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b19730858.i6038752xOn ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 73, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120
overdrive:1b0ae8c0-8aba-443b-b6fc-652b1d9c0a4d-2Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:e82438da-0648-45b1-ae14-1ae44e3159c1-2Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b20027825.i6129343xOn ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b20027825.i60556304On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b20027825.i60556328Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b20027825.i60575463Checked OutOn Holdshelffalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse9999
hoopla:MWT13527223Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b19711098.i60124593On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b19711098.i6123283xOn ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
subject_facetAnning, Mary, -- 1799-1847 -- Fiction
Audiobooks
Biographical fiction
Compact discs
Discoveries in science -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Female friendship -- Fiction
Fossils -- Collection and preservation -- Fiction
Large type books
Philpot, Elizabeth, -- 1780-1857 -- Fiction
Women paleontologists -- England -- Fiction
title_displayRemarkable creatures
title_fullRemarkable Creatures
Remarkable creatures / Tracy Chevalier
Remarkable creatures [electronic resource] / Tracy Chevalier
Remarkable creatures [sound recording]/ Tracy Chevalier
Remarkable creatures [text (large print)] / Tracy Chevalier
title_shortRemarkable creatures
topic_facetAnning, Mary
Collection and preservation
Discoveries in science
Female friendship
Fiction
Fossils
History
Literature
Philpot, Elizabeth
Women paleontologists