BK-102 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.
BK-27 Eyewitness Books: Crystal & Gem. Crystals are all around us — in our plants, our homes, and even in our bodies! Eyewitness: Crystal & Gem describes the seven basic shapes of crystals and other aspects of crystallography, including how they form in nature, how crystals are studied and identified, what gives them their amazing color, and how they are used in everyday life. By Dr. R.F. Symes and Dr. R.R. Harding, hard cover, 64 pages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BK-107 Eyewitness Books: Crystal & Gem by Emma Foa. Soft cover, 128 pages. This little gem of a book is packed with information, history, and lore of gemstones, along with beautiful photographs. Recommended for ages 9 to adult.
Let's Go Rock Collecting
A Reading Rainbow Book, by Roma Gans, Illustrated by Holly Keller, soft cover, 32 pages. Travel around the globe with two adventurous rock hounds and learn how rocks form and change. Appropriate for younger children, ages 5 - 8.
BK-106 DK Readers: Dinosaurs! Battle of the Bones by DK Publishing, written by Sharon Siamon, soft cover, 48 pages. Read the fascinating story of the colorful characters who discovered Dinosaur Valley, and find out who won the battle of the bones. Recommended for readers age 9-12.
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