Everything: Rocks and Minerals : Dazzling Gems of Photos and Info That Will Rock Your World, Paperback Book

Everything: Rocks and Minerals : Dazzling Gems of Photos and Info That Will Rock Your World Paperback

Part of the National Geographic Kids series

5 out of 5 (2 ratings)


"Rocks and Minerals" is packed with dazzling gems of information about sapphires, rubies, fossils, granite, quartz, sandstone, and more!

In this hard-to-put down, fun and fascinating introduction to geology, kids will learn how rocks form, what kinds of rocks there are in the world, how to find different kinds of rocks, and how to identify them.

From the field anecdotes from geologists and earth scientists and explorers make the information relevant and immediate.

Tips from the experts are sprinkled throughout, but at the end of the book, kids will consider themselves the rock experts.




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This book is rated five stars because it uses a variety of informational text features. I like that all of the pictures in this book are clear and relevant to the text that is presented. This book uses a writing style that is easy for children to understand while include pertinent facts about rocks and minerals. This book is also organized in such a way with pictures that include captions, breakdown of how to pronounce words, and includes a glossary. There are many other text features that are used. The big idea of this book is to help children to understand the processes that happen in order to certain types of rock (igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic) rocks that are on the earth. The other big idea is to distinguish the difference between rocks and minerals.

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