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Written by Jenny Fretland VanVoorst


ISBN: 978-0-531-24755-6

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For most of us, igneous rocks are no more than a stone’s throw away. These underrated rocks make up more than half of Earth’s crust! Not only that, but they have many uses in building, medicine, and other industries. This title dives deep into the properties, types, formation, and uses of igneous rocks. Special features designed to visually engage readers such as a profile, an activity, formation diagrams, and a rock cycle chart, complete this fact-filled read.
Item #: 689283
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 #: 552
  • 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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