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Title:
Rocks and minerals
Author:
Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2012]

©2012
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
An introduction to rocks and minerals including how they are formed.
Language:
English
Contents:
Rocks are everywhere -- Amazing minerals -- Mineral mash-up -- Rock groups -- 7 cool rock facts -- The rock cycle -- Fossils -- Gemstones -- Here to stay -- Stump your parents.
Reading Level:
580 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.6 0.5 153260.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9781426310386

9781426310393
Format :
Book

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From dazzling gemstones to sparkling crystals to molten lava, this brilliantly illustrated book introduces children to the exciting world of rocks and minerals, including both the building blocks and the bling. This level two reader, written in easy-to-grasp text, will help cultivate the geologists of tomorrow!

This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginning readers features the magnificent images of National Geographic, accompanied by texts written by experienced, skilled children's book authors. The inside back cover of the paperback edition is an interactive feature based upon the book. Level 1 books reinforce the content of the book with a kinesthetic learning activity. In Level 2 books readers complete a Cloze letter, or fun fill-in, with vocabulary words.

Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1039-3 , $13.90/$15.95 Can

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Author Notes

Kathleen Zoehfeld is a writer and editor of nonfiction children's books. She grew up in the Catskill Mountains, where she developed a passion for observing, reading and writing about nature.

Zoehfeld is a former children's book editor and an award-winning author of many books for young people on natural history and scientific topics.

(Bowker Author Biography)