Rocks & Minerals

Rocks & Minerals

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Complemented by a glossary of terms and website references for further learning, a photo essay picture book about rocks and minerals combines striking full-color photography with engaging introductory facts about how rocks are formed, the science of rock collecting and more. By the award-winning author of Destination: Mars. Simultaneous and eBook.


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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Describes types of rocks and minerals, looking as such stones as granite, emerald, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal.

Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780062289186
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
Alternative Title: Rocks and minerals


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