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Great selection of educational books for the young rock-hound

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Ultimate Factivity Collection Rocks & Minerals

BK-142 DK Factivity Book, soft cover, 64 pages.Uncover the secrets of earth's buried treasure through incredible activities and fascinating facts. Includes more than 500 stickers too! Recommended for ages 7-12
$12.99

Eye Wonder Series: Rocks and Minerals

Eye Wonder Series: Rocks and Minerals by Caroline Bingham, hard cover, 47 pages. Travel on an incredible journey through Earth. Packed with facts, accessible text, and dramatic photography. Recommended for ages 8-14.
$10.99

Eyewitness Books: Rocks & Minerals

BK-26 Eyewitness Books: Rocks & Minerals by Dr. R.F. Symes, soft cover, 64 pages. Spectacular and informative guide to the amazing world beneath our feet. Stunning color photos give the reader a unique eyewitness insight into the evolution and composition of the earth. Readers ages 9 through adult will enjoy this book in the Eyewitness series.
$9.99

Eyewitness Workbook: Earth

Eyewitness Workbook: Earth by DK Publishing, written by Caryn Jenner, fold-out workbook, 48 pages. A workbook that children will actually want to use! Find out how mountains are formed, see inside our planet, learn how a volcano works, and discover the layers of our atmosphere.
$9.99

Minerals

BK-141 Minerals from Crabtree Publishing, by Adrianna Morganelli, soft cover, 32 pages. Rock identification, the rock cycle, fossils, mining minerals, mineral resources, and more. Recommended for readers age 7 to 14.
$9.95

Rocks and Minerals - a gem of a book!

BK-136 Rocks and Minerals - a gem of a book! By Kingfisher Publishing, written by Simon Basher and Dan Green, soft cover, 128 pages.
$8.99

Introducing Landforms

Introducing Landforms by Crabtree Publishing, written by Bobbie Kalman, soft cover, 32 pages
$8.95

Julie the Rockhound

Julie the Rockhound A Reading Rainbow Book, by Gail Langer Karwoski, Illustratd by Lisa Downey, soft cover, 30 pages. Appropriate for younger children, ages 5 - 9.
$8.95

What are Igneous Rocks?

What are Igneous Rocks? part of the "Let's Rock!" series by Crabtree Publishing, by Molly Aloian, soft cover, 32 pages. Discover how granite, lava, basalt, silica, quartz, and feldspar are formed after hot, molten rock cools. Other fascinating tiopics include volcanoes, tectonic plates, minerals, and crystallization. Recommended for readers age 7 to 14.
$8.95

What are Sedimentary Rocks?

What are Sedimentary Rocks? part of the "Let's Rock!" series by Crabtree Publishing, by Natalie Hyde, soft cover, 32 pages. Discover how rocks such as sandstone, shale, limestone, and dolomite are formed. Recommended for readers age 7 to 14.
$8.95

What are Metamorphic Rocks?

What are Metamorphic Rocks? part of the "Let's Rock!" series by Crabtree Publishing, by Molly Aloian, soft cover, 32 pages. Discover the process that turns limestone into marble, shale into slate, and granite into gneiss. Recommended for readers age 7 to 14.
$8.95

What is the Rock Cycle?

What is the Rock Cycle? part of the "Let's Rock!" series by Crabtree Publishing, by Natalie Hyde, soft cover, 32 pages.
$8.95

Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals

BK-143 Pocket Genius Series: Rocks and Minerals by DK Publishing hard cover, 148 pages. Find out all about rocks and minerals - what they are made of, how they form, and what they are used for - in this pocket-sized encyclopedia. Recommended for ages 9 to adult.
$7.99

Rocks & Fossils

BK-92 Rocks & Fossils An Usborne Guide, by Martyn Bramwell, soft cover, 31 pages. This fascinating book is an excellent introduction to the world of rocks and fossils. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
$6.99

Volcanoes

BK-57 Volcanoes by Neil Morris, soft cover, 32 page. This book explains what a volcano is, and identifies the different types of volcanoes, the lava, ash, and rock produced by volcanoes.
$6.95