Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals

Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals

Facts at your Fingertips

eBook - 2012
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Penguin Putnam
Destined to be toted in school backpacks everywhere, this new encyclopedia series for young readers contains on-the-spot information in children's favorite subject areas. Kids love facts: they want to know about the biggest, fastest, tallest, and oldest everything. Full of instant information, these books feature a fresh design that is sure to appeal to the middle grade audience. These single-subject guides offer a unique catalog-style presentation, which clearly lays out individual subcategories with concise and punchy text covering all of the essential information on whatever topic is at-hand.

Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals profiles nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, and tells what they are made of, how they are formed and what they are used for.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.



Dorling Kindersley Pub

The series that packs a world of knowledge into your pocket.

Get fast facts at your fingertips with this DK Pocket Eyewitness Rocks and Minerals, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers. From igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks as well as hundreds of sparkling minerals, this guide covers vital data on where and how they form; as well as explaining characteristics such as hardness, color and lustre.

With pages of amazing encyclopedic stats and genius gem facts to provide extra wow. This mine of information will help you learn how to identify rocks and minerals in no time.

Aligns with the educational Common Core State Standards.


Destined to be toted in school backpacks everywhere, this new encyclopedia series for young readers contains on-the-spot information in children's favorite subject areas. Kids love facts: they want to know about the biggest, fastest, tallest, and oldest everything. Full of instant information, these books feature a fresh design that is sure to appeal to the middle grade audience. These single-subject guides offer a unique catalog-style presentation, which clearly lays out individual subcategories with concise and punchy text covering all of the essential information on whatever topic is at-hand.

Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals profiles nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, and tells what they are made of, how they are formed and what they are used for.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.



Baker & Taylor
"Profiles nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, and tells what they are made of, how they are formed and what they are used for"--

DK Publishing

Destined to be toted in school backpacks everywhere, this new encyclopedia series for young readers contains on-the-spot information in children's favorite subject areas. Kids love facts: they want to know about the biggest, fastest, tallest, and oldest everything. Full of instant information, these books feature a fresh design that is sure to appeal to the middle grade audience. These single-subject guides offer a unique catalog-style presentation, which clearly lays out individual subcategories with concise and punchy text covering all of the essential information on whatever topic is at-hand.

Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals profiles nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, and tells what they are made of, how they are formed and what they are used for.



Baker
& Taylor

A new series of encyclopedias for young readers that fits nicely into a backpack or back pocket offers a unique catalog-style presentation that clearly lays out concise, punchy text covering all the essential information pertaining to the featured subject. Includes a “fact file” in the reference section that contain a “top ten” list (biggest dinosaurs, fastest animals, etc.) and other reference materials (such as the Moh scale of mineral hardness).
Offers a guide to rocks and minerals, with general information about the different types of rock and how they form, as well as illustrated profiles of nearly two hundred types of rocks and minerals.

Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, c2012
ISBN: 9781465401472
1465401474
Branch Call Number: eBook--Adult
Characteristics: 1 online resource : col. ill
Additional Contributors: DK Publishing, Inc
Alternative Title: Rocks and minerals

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