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Written by Patrick Perish


ISBN: 978-0-531-24754-9

List Price: $27.00

Your Price: $20.25

Gemstones are more than just pretty rocks. These stones serve a purpose far beyond jewelry or decoration! In this book, beautiful photos and interesting text combine to create a fascinating glimpse into the world of gemstones. Many special features turn this into a stand-out introduction to the subject, including a gemstone profile, comparison features, a formation diagram, and an activity. The text, photos, and features combine to create an engaging read sure to strike readers’ interest in gemstones!
Item #: 689280
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2020
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9
Pages: 32
Grades: 3 - 8
Ages: 8 - 13
Dewey #: 553.8
  • Consistent style and structure adds familiarity to a more advanced reading experience for those who have completed the levels of Blastoff! Readers
  • Narrative openings introduce readers to the many uses of rocks and minerals
  • Diagrams provide visual support for text explanations
  • Activities allow for hands-on learning
  • Compare/contrast charts help readers identify and spot differences between kinds of rocks
  • Fun fact sidebars add bonus information of extremely high interest
  • Photo labels visually define glossary terms and other important words
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