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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.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 552 Ric     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st hardcover ed.
Descript 40 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Mission, science
Mission, science.
Audience IG900L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.0 1 1 123684
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.
Add Author Sally Ride Science (Firm)
ISBN 9780756539573 (library binding)
0756539579 (library binding)
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