Dino-Mike and the Dinosaur Doomsday
Mike Evans is a very unusual kid. He travels the world with his father and friends looking for dinosaurs. On this particular adventure, Mike is with his friend, Shannon, and her brother, Jeff, in Antarctica. However, they aren’t the only ones in Antarctica. Their rivals, the Bones siblings, show up ready to cause havoc, and they have the doomsday dinosaur! Mike’s dad gets snowed into the lab by an avalanche, and it’s up to the kids to save the day.
This is a highly action-packed adventure book for independent readers, probably best for second- to fourth-graders. Dino-Mike is like a young James Bond, with all sorts of cool high-tech gadgets to help him in his travels. Mike has a high-tech hoodie that helps keep him warm in Antarctic temperatures, sled down the back of an enormous dinosaur, and even scuba dive with a terrifying plesiosauromorph.
This book is part of a series of Dino-Mike adventures, and, in addition to action, it also provides information about different types of dinosaurs and parts of the world. Small tidbits of fact infuse the story with a great jumping-off point for kids to seek out more information. A thrilling story for young readers.