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Title:
Rocks and minerals
Author:
Chasek, Ruth.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Provides general information about rocks and minerals and descriptions of a few common types as well as explaining how to create a collection.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.5 1.0 46899.

Reading Counts RC High School 7.8 3 Quiz: 22583 Guided reading level: S.
ISBN:
9780516233338

9780516235332
Format :
Book

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Summary

Most teens are into collecting in one form or another--from toys to rocks to coins. Each of these books gives background information on the collectible, practical knowledge, and the basics of how to get started in the world of collecting. The books also include fascinating facts, the value of particular items, and a resource list of fairs and conventions.


Summary

Each book is clearly written using simple sentences and familiar vocabulary. Brilliant color photos, fascinating sidebars, and user-friendly fact boxes, charts, and tables highlight key information in the text.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
1 What Are Rocks and Minerals?p. 7
2 Where to Find Rocks and Mineralsp. 15
3 Be a Rock Houndp. 23
4 Create a Collectionp. 27
Safety Tipsp. 38
New Wordsp. 40
For Further Readingp. 43
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48
Introductionp. 4
1 What Are Rocks and Minerals?p. 7
2 Where to Find Rocks and Mineralsp. 15
3 Be a Rock Houndp. 23
4 Create a Collectionp. 27
Safety Tipsp. 38
New Wordsp. 40
For Further Readingp. 43
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48

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