Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals

Book - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
Introduces rocks and minerals, including how rocks are formed, meteorites crash to Earth, and plants and animals are fossilized.

Scholastic
A book all about rocks and minerals, in the expert reader strand.

Much more than a simple spotters' guide! ROCKS AND MINERALS will enthrall young rock enthusiasts with amazing information about how rocks help us understand Earth and our own history, from early fossils to the treasure troves of pirates and the building of spacecraft. Superb artwork shows what is happening out of sight beneath Earth's surface in volcanoes, caves, and mines. Specially photographed galleries show off the beauty of rocks and minerals, and a simple key enables readers to identify any rock.


Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780545505116
Branch Call Number: J 552 GRE
Characteristics: 103 p. :,chiefly ill. (mainly col.), col. maps ;,29 cm.

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ceharley
Jun 25, 2014

I used this for my preschoolers to learn about rocks and they loved the cartoon illustrations. There is even a poster in the back! This has tons of info and would be good with many age groups. The only complaint I can think of for older kids would be that there are no actual pictures of the rocks and minerals. But this complaint is actually one of the selling points for the age group I was working with which was 3-5.

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Ubalstecha
Dec 22, 2010

Another outstanding entry in this series. Bright illustrations and engaging text make this a great way to introduce children to geology.

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orange_tiger_1456 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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