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Author Morlock, Rachael, author.
Title Diving for pearls / Rachael Morlock.
Pub Info New York : PowerKids Press, [2018]
book jacket
 Orleans-Children's Room  J 639 MORL     AVAILABLE
Descript 24 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Gemstones of the world
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.5 0.5 0.5 194673
Includes index.
Contents A timeless treasure -- How are pearls made? -- What is a cultured pearl? -- Freshwater pearls -- Marine pearls -- Collecting pearls -- Pearls in the world -- Precious pearls -- Pearl power -- Pearls of wisdom.
Summary Pearls are beautiful flukes of nature. The only gemstones formed inside living creatures, these lustrous gems have fascinated mankind for centuries. Readers will be enchanted by this thorough study of pearls, how they're formed, how they're collected, and their historic uses. Meeting Next Generation Science Standards with a unique spin on curricular subject matter, this book is a guaranteed jaw-dropper for young scientists.
Subject Pearls -- Juvenile literature.
Pearl industry and trade -- Juvenile literature.
Pearl fisheries -- Juvenile literature.
Pearl diving.
ISBN 9781508164227 (library bound)
1508164223 (library bound)
9781538328279 (pbk.)
1538328275 (pbk.)
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