Rocks and the People Who Love Them

Rocks and the People Who Love Them

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Overview

To the untrained eye, one rock looks like another. But for the geologists who study them, rocks tell stories. Whether rocks are igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic, each one holds clues about Earth’s history and formation. From dynamic creation to wave battered erosion, get ready to discover the science of rocks and the people who love them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429679886
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 02/01/2012
Series: Adventures in Science Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Nel Yomtov is a writer of children’s nonfiction books and graphic novels. He specializes in writing about history, country studies, science, and biography. His graphic novel adaptation, Jason and the Golden Fleece, published by Stone Arch Books/Capstone was a winner of the 2009 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award and the 2011 Lighthouse Literature Award. Nel is an avid American military history buff and has written two additional graphic novels for Capstone, True Stories of World War I and True Stories of the Civil War. He lives in the New York City area.

Table of Contents

A world of rocks — Red-hot rocks — Piling up the layers — The pressure is on — The endless supply of rocks.

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