New for Fall 2016

Crystals

 
Cover: Crystals Spread: Crystals
 
 
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Learn about types of crystals, how they form, where they arefound, and how we use them every day.Additional features to aid comprehension include fact-filled captions and sidebars, detailed photographs, infographics or informational diagrams, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research,and an introduction to the author.

Table of Contents

  • What Is a Crystal?
  • Inside Crystals
  • How Crystals Form
  • Crystals Around the World
  • Uses for Crystals
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index

Details

Specifications

  • Dewey: 548
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
  • Reinforced book (9781503807990): 8 x 9.5, 24 pages, © 2017
  • Hosted ebook (9781503814844): 8 x 9.5, 24 pages, © 2017
  • Subject: Science/Tech
  • Series: Geology Rocks!

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 4
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: Pending

BISAC Subjects

Reviews

A Review of "Geology Rocks!" in School Library Connection

This series provides accurate, reliable information that will enable students to understand rocks and minerals. Each title focuses on a different area of geology and looks at the identification and uses of each area. Easy-to-read text allows readers to explore what their world is made of, with charts, detailed colored photographs, and colored illustrations that provide additional information regarding the subject matter. Colored words are defined in the glossary. Fact boxes are located throughout each book, providing information and details about each picture or diagram. This series will provide students with the necessary tools to discover the world around them. Additional Resources. Glossary. Index.

Contributors

Author: Carla Mooney

Carla Mooney is the author of many books for young readers. She loves reading and learning about nature's fascinating creations. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with her husband and three children.

 

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