Let's Go Rock Collecting

Author: Roma Gans

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451704

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Holly Keller has created vivacious new paintings for this favorite Reading Rainbow title about geology. Readers follow two enthusiastic rock hounds around the globe as they add to their collection. Along the way they will learn how sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks are formed. From the Egyptian pyramids to Roman roads, from the diamond ring on your finger to the pebbles under your feet'rocks are everywhere!

Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean

Author: Arthur Dorros

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451151

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 885

Water is always flowing, from a brook to a stream, to a river to the ocean. Read and find out more about how water shapes the earth and why it is important to keep our water clean.

What Is the World Made Of?

All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062446983

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8540

Can you make an ice cube disappear? Put it on a hot sidewalk. It melts into water and then vanishes! The ice cube changes from solid to liquid to gas. This Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out picture book is a fascinating exploration of the three states of matter. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this classic picture book features rich vocabulary and uses simple, fun diagrams to explain the difference between solids, liquids and gases. This book also includes a find out more section with experiments designed to encourage further exploration and introduce record keeping. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Leonard Fine, formerly of Columbia University, and Dr. Karin Block of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the City College of New York. This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts perfect for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

If You Find a Rock

Author: Peggy Christian

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152393397

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8518

Celebrates the variety of rocks that can be found, including skipping rocks, chalk rocks, and splashing rocks.

Everybody Needs a Rock

Author: Byrd Baylor

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442408111

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 5381

Everybody needs a rock -- at least that's the way this particular rock hound feels about it in presenting her own highly individualistic rules for finding just the right rock for you.

I Am a Rock

Author: Jean Marzollo

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780613080187

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

View: 511

First-person riddles present information about various rocks and minerals, including sandstone, chalk, slate, and petrified wood.

Wiggling Worms at Work

Author: Wendy Pfeffer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451992

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 9164

Crawling through the dirt, worms are hard at work, helping plants to grow. Worms help the fruit and vegetables we eat by loosening the soil and feeding the plants. Read and find out about these wiggling wonders!

Rocks

Hard, Soft, Smooth, and Rough

Author: Natalie Myra Rosinsky

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1404800158

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 539

Describes how rocks form, and discusses different types, including igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Steve Tomecek

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426305382

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8265

A whimsically illustrated survey of the earth's rocks and minerals explores some of the many ways they have been transformed into usable materials from talcum powder to silver jewelry, in a reference complemented by a bonus activity suggestion.

Rocks in His Head

Author: Carol Otis Hurst

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060294035

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9838

Some people collect stamps. Other people collect coins. Carol Otis Hurst's father collected rocks. Nobody ever thought his obsession would amount to anything. They said, "You've got rocks in your head" and "There's no money in rocks." But year after year he kept on collecting, trading, displaying, and labeling his rocks. The Depression forced the family to sell their gas station and their house, but his interest in rocks never wavered. And in the end the science museum he had visited so often realized that a person with rocks in his head was just what was needed. Anyone who has ever felt a little out of step with the world will identify with this true story of a man who followed his heart and his passion.

Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop

Author: Stuart J. Murphy

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064467295

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 6702

Josh is the best collector on the block. And now he has something new to collect - rocks! Soon Josh and his best friend, Amy, have so many rocks they need to organize their collection. But how? Young collectors will be fascinated by all there is to know about rocks and about classifying - sorting and organizing objects by attributes like color, shape, or size. Grab your rock hammer and join the fun with this entertaining story by Stuart J. Murphy and lively art by Cat Bowman Smith.

Fireflies in the Night

Revised Edition

Author: Judy Hawes

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451011

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6051

"[In] a revision of the 1963 edition, [a] brief, clearly written text [tells of a young girl who] learns some interesting facts about fireflies from her grandfather. Alexander uses richly hued pastels for her illustrations of the young girl, her grandparents' farm, and the creatures of a summer night."—SLJ.

Dirt

Author: Steve Tomecek

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426300899

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 31

View: 775

Brief text explores how soil is formed, its layers, and its importance as a natural resource that living things need to survive, in an addition to an early science discovery series which combines important scientific information with kid-friendly illustrations. Reprint.

Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats

Author: Ann Earle

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006445133X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 3243

Bats fly into the spotlight in this exploration of such basics as where the live, how mothers raise their pups, and how they hunt for food. Included as well is a simple plan for a building a backyard bat house. 1995 "Pick of the Lists" (ABA) Best Children's Science Books 1995 (Science Books and Films)

Almost Gone

The World's Rarest Animals

Author: Steve Jenkins

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060535989

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 8241

Thousands of animal species have vanished in the last two centuries, and many others, like the Amur leopard, are almost gone.Read and find out about the world's most fascinating endangered animals ... before they disappear! On the cover: Amur Leopard Siberia (Russia), China and Korea Fewer than 40 left This solitary hunter is the rarest of the big cats. It lives in the dense forests of one small section of northeast Asia, where it hunts rabbits, badgers and deer. The Amur leopard is a good swimmer and climber, and often hides its kill in trees. It can weigh as much as one hundred fifty pounds and has a thick fur coat to help it survive in cold, snowy weather. Illegal hunting and habitat destruction have greatly endangered these leopards.

Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, & Yawn

Author: Melvin Berger

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451933

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 6695

Ka-choo! Brrr. Yawnnnn. Have you ever wondered what makes you sneeze when you're in a dusty room? Or shiver when you get out of the bathtub? Or yawn when you're tired? All of these actions are reflexes. Your body makes them happen even though you don't tell it to. Budding young scientists will be amazed as Melvin Berger and Paul Meisel reveal the mysteries behind the reflexes that happen in our bodies every day and offer fun-filled experiments to try on family and friends. Let's Read and Find Out Science, Stage 2.

Digging Up Dinosaurs

Author: Aliki

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064450783

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8250

How did those enormous dinosaur skeletons get inside the museum? Long ago, dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Then, suddenly, they died out. For thousands of years, no one knew these giant creatures had ever existed. Then people began finding fossils -- bones and teeth and footprints that had turned to stone. Today, teams of experts work together to dig dinosaur fossils out of the ground, bone by fragile bone. Then they put the skeletons together again inside museums, to look just like the dinosaurs of millions of years ago.

Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Author: Betsy Maestro

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062447025

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 1913

Why do leaves turn from green to gold? It's fall! The leaves are changing color. This book explains the magical process of how leaves change their color in autumn. Also included are simple activities and places to visit so that you can enjoy the fall foliage with your family.

What Happens to a Hamburger?

Author: Paul Showers

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451836

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 5434

What happens to food after you eat it? In this newly illustrated book, complete with photos, Paul Showers and Edward Miller take you on a journey through the human digestive system into the mouth, down the gullet, into the stomach, and finally into the small and large intestines. You will learn what each of these body parts does to help transform the food you eat. And you will also find out what happens to the food your body cannot use. Everything that happens inside your body whenever you swallow a bite of food will amaze you!

Clouds

Author: Anne Rockwell,Frane Lessac

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006029101X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 33

View: 7530

Describes different types of clouds and how to identify them.