Encyclopedia of Paleontology Books about Paleontology and Fossils - F-M

Here is an alphabetical list of books about Paleontology, Fossils, and Dinosaurs, compiled by a science librarian, that are currently available. Click on the image or title for additional information and availability (purchases are provided by Amazon.com). The list is frequently updated; so check back often.


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[ Here is a separate list for Brachiopods ]

[ Here is a separate list for Trilobites ]

The Fate of the Mammoth     Field Adventures in Paleontology     Field Guide to Fossils     The First Fossil Hunters     Florida's Fossils: Guide to Location, Identification and Enjoyment     Forbidden Archeology's Impact     Fossil Behavior Compendium     The Fossil Book: A Record of Prehistoric Life

Fossil Crinoids [paperback]     Fossil Ecosystems of North America: A Guide to the Sites and Their Extraordinary Biotas     Fossil Frogs and Toads of North America     Fossil Invertebrates     Fossil Plants     Fossil Shark Teeth of the World

Fossil Snakes of North America: Origin, Evolution, Distribution,
Paleoecology     The Fossil Trail: How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution     Fossil Treasures of the Anza-Borrego Desert     Fossil Vertebrates of Arabia: With Emphasis on the Late Miocene Faunas, Geology, and Palaeoenvironments of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab...     The Fossil Vertebrates of Florida     Fossiling in Florida: A Guide for Diggers and Divers     Fossils (A Golden Guide)

Fossils and Evolution     Fossils As Information:  New Recording and Stratal Correlation Techniques     Fossils at a Glance     Fossils: From Plants to Dinosaurs     The Fossils of Florissant     Fossils of Iowa: Field Guide to Paleozoic Deposits     Fossils, Phylogeny, and Form: An Analytical Approach

Fossils:  The Evolution and Extinction of Species     Fossils: The Key to the Past     Fossils: 300 of the Earth's Fossilized Species     Functional Morphology in Vertebrate Paleontology     The Garden of Ediacara     Geology: An Introduction to Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones & Fossils     George Gaylord Simpson

Georges Cuvier, Fossil Bones, and Geological Catastrophes: New Translations and Interpretations of the Primary Texts     The Gilboa Fossils     Global Continental Palaeohydrology     The Glorified Dinosaurs: Origins & Early Evolution of Birds     Gorgon: The Monsters That Ruled the Planet Before Dinosaurs and How They Died in the Greatest Catastrophe in Earth's History     The Great Paleozoic Crisis

A Guide to Fossils     Guide to Fossils (Firefly)     Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time     Homo Americanus, an Original American Species     The Human Fossil Record. Volume 1, Terminology and Craniodental Morphology of Genus Homo (Europe)

The Human Fossil Record. Volume 2, Craniodental Morphology of Genus Homo (Africa and Asia)     Human Origins: The Fossil Record     Ice Age Cave Faunas of North America     Ice Age Mammals of North America     Imperfect Balance:  Landscape Transformations in the Precolumbian Americas

In Search of Deep Time:  Beyond the Fossil Record to a New History of Life     In the Blink of an Eye     Interpreting Pre-Quaternary Climate from the Geologic Record     An Introduction to Fossils and Minerals: Seeking Clues to the Earth's Past     Introduction to Marine Micropaleontology     Introduction to Paleobiology and the Fossil Record

Invertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution     Java Man: How Two Geologists Changed the History of Human Evolution     The Jehol Fossils: The Emergence of Feathered Dinosaurs, Beaked Birds and Flowering Plants     Joseph Leidy: The Last Man Who Knew Everything     King of the Crocodylians: The Paleobiology of Deinosuchus

Late Paleocene-Early Eocene Biotic and Climatic Events in the Marine and Terrestrial Records     Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth     Life of the Past     Life Through the Ages: A Commemorative Edition     Life's Splendid Drama: Evolutionary Biology and the Reconstruction of Life's Ancestry, 1860-1940

Lost Creatures of the Earth: Mass Extinction in the History of Life     The Lost World of the Moa: Prehistoric Life of New Zealand     Mammoth: The Resurrection of an Ice Age Giant     Mammoths, Mastodons, and Elephants: Biology, Behavior, and the Fossil Record     The Man Who Found the Missing Link: Eugene Dubois and His Lifelong Quest to Prove Darwin Right     Manual of Invertebrate Paleontology

A Manual of Practical Laboratory and Field Techniques in Palaeobiology     Mass Extinctions and Their Aftermath     The Meaning of Fossils: Episodes in the History of Palaeontology     Megalodon: Hunting the Hunter     Mesozoic Birds: Above the Heads of Dinosaurs    

Mesozoic Vertebrate Life     Microfossils     Micropaleontology and Hydrocarbon Exploration in the Middle East     Missing Links: Evolutionary Concepts and Transitions Through Time

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American Cars



Birds and Bird Watching


Buried & Sunken Treasure and Lost Mines

Butterflies and Moths

Caves and Caving





Gems and Minerals

Genealogy and Family History

Geocaching and Letterboxing



Highways and Roads

Hiking and Walking

Historic Route 66

Hopalong Cassidy

License Plates

Maps, Cartography, and GIS


Mollusks - Seashells


New Jersey

Paleontology and Fossils

Postcards & Postcard Collecting

Rubber Stamps & Rubber Stamping

Scrapbooking & Scrapbooks

Star Trek

Star Wars

The American Revolution

The Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan Wars

The X-Files


World War II

For Children and K-12

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