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Author Rice, William B.
Title Rocks and minerals / by William B. Rice ; science contributor, Sally Ride Science.
Pub Info Mankato, MN : Compass Point Books, 2009.
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book jacket
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 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 552 Ric     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st hardcover ed.
Descript 40 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Mission, science
Mission, science.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 38) and index.
Contents Right beneath your feet -- Igneous rock -- Sedimentary rock -- Metamorphic rock -- Rocks : are they important? -- Minerals and gemstones -- Minerals : what are they good for?
Summary Rocks are found everywhere on Earth and come in various sizes, shapes, colors, and textures. Some can be used to build roads, while others are used for making jewelry and glass. Rocks like coal can make electricity to heat buildings. Rocks can also hold fossils, which tell scientists about life long ago. Rocks can even help keep people healthy through vitamins and minerals.
Subject Rocks -- Juvenile literature.
Minerals -- Juvenile literature.
Rocks.
Minerals.
Genre Literature.
Add Author Sally Ride Science (Firm)
ISBN 9780756539573 (library binding)
0756539579 (library binding)