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Rocks and minerals / by William B. Rice ; science contributor, Sally Ride Science.

Rice, William B. (Author). Sally Ride Science (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Loogootee PL - Loogootee JUV 552 RIC (Text) 70511000035773 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) J 552 RIC (Text) 30032010554084 JUVENILE NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780756539573 (lib. bdg.) :
  • ISBN: 0756539579 (lib. bdg.) :
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: Mankato, MN : Compass Point Books, 2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 38) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Right beneath your feet -- Igneous rock -- Sedimentary rock -- Metamorphic rock -- Rocks : are they important? -- Minerals and gemstones -- Minerals : what are they good for?
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
IG 900 Lexile.
Subject: Rocks.

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