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Written by Jenny Fretland VanVoorst


ISBN: 978-0-531-24756-3

List Price: $27.00

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Metamorphic rocks form deep below Earth’s surface. Over thousands of years, they make their way to the surface. Then they are collected for use as building materials, sharpened tools, and even fertilizer! Interesting text and vivid photos engage readers in this fascinating book about metamorphic rocks. Additional special features, such as a rock profile, formation diagrams, and a rock cycle chart, will help underscore the key features of these useful rocks for confident students who are reading to learn.
Item #: 689285
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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