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Carol: Now the treasure can be brought to the surface. Salvage boats are moved in. Divers descend and crew members lower baskets over the side to them. What does descend mean? We learned this word when we talked about hot air balloons. Pete?
Carol: And, listen to this. The author wishes to express his thanks to Dr. Eugene S. Gaffney of the American Museum of Natural History for checking the accuracy of the manuscript of this book. That means they [the author] asked someone who knows a lot about dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum if this book was accurate, if the facts in this book were true.
Carol: Insects live on the tree, too. This big cicada just crawled out of its brown, shell-like skin. For several years. (Carol pauses. The next word in the text is “it”. Let's start back here. Insects live on the tree, too. This big cicada just crawled out of its brown, shell-like skin.
Author: Laura B. Smolkin