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Rocks and Minerals

Tomecek, Steve (Book - 2010)
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Random House, Inc.
Kids will gravitate to Steve Tomecek’s humorously illustrated guide, which surveys the earth’s astounding variety of rocks and minerals and the fascinating ways people have transformed them into usable materials. From talcum powder to silver jewelry, it all comes from inside this great big rock we live on. A high-interest topic for youngsters as well as an important segment of the elementary science curriculum, this book is in a kid-pleasing format and includes a bonus activity.

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Baker & Taylor
A survey of the earth's rocks and minerals explores some of the ways they have been transformed into usable materials from talcum powder to silver jewelry, in a reference complemented by a bonus activity suggestion.

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A whimsically illustrated survey of the earth's rocks and minerals explores some of the many ways they have been transformed into usable materials from talcum powder to silver jewelry, in a reference complemented by a bonus activity suggestion.

Authors: Tomecek, Steve
Statement of Responsibility: by Steve Tomecek ; illustrated by Kyle Poling
Title: Rocks and minerals
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 2010
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 x 28 cm.
Subject Headings: Rocks Minerals
Topical Term: Rocks
Minerals
Additional Contributors: Poling, Kyle Illustrator
LCCN: 2010007145
ISBN: 9781426305382
1426305389
9781426305399
1426305397
Branch Call Number: J 552 T
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A rock-solid read aloud. Lots of student-friendly illustrations assist in explaining the more complex topics.


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