Rocks & Minerals

Paperback | August 15, 2017

bySeymour Simon

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Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explains to readers the different types of rocks and minerals with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. Readers will learn how to identify and classify various kinds of stones, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal.

This book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

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Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explains to readers the different types of rocks and minerals with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. Readers will learn how to identify and classify various kinds of stones, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal.This book includes an author's note, a glos...

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Earth’s crust contains many different kinds of rocks and minerals, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal. No matter where you walk, you can find rocks and minerals. They give us clues to what happened millions and millions of years ago in Earth’s history. With fascinating facts and beautiful full-color photographs, aw...

Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 15, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062289179

ISBN - 13:9780062289179

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