Learn about types of metamorphic rocks, how they form, where they are found, 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.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||U|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- What Are Metamorphic Rocks?
- Making Metamorphic Rocks
- Kinds of Metamorphic Rocks
- Uses for Metamorphic Rocks
- To Learn More
Author: Cecilia Pinto McCarthy
Cecilia Pinto McCarthy has always been fascinated by the natural world. She writes about science and nature and teaches natural history classes at a nature sanctuary. McCarthy enjoys hiking, nature photography, and hunting for fossils. She lives north of Boston with her family.
A noteworthy review of Geology Rocks! from School Library Connection on March 1, 2017
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… View →