The Rock Cycle

Cover: The Rock Cycle Spread: The Rock Cycle

Learn how sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks form,break apart, and change over time.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

  • The World of Rocks
  • What Makes Rocks?
  • What Breaks Rocks?
  • The Rock Cycle
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index



  • Dewey: 552
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
  • Reinforced book (9781503808041): 8 x 9.5, 24 pages, © 2017
  • Hosted ebook (9781503814912): 8 x 9.5, 24 pages, © 2017
  • Subject: Science/Tech
  • Series: Geology Rocks!


  • Suggested Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 4
  • Lexile® Measure: 660
  • Guided Reading Level: U

BISAC Subjects


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.


Author: Pam Watts


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