Rocks & Minerals

Seymour Simon (Author)
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Description

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explains to readers the different types of rocks and minerals with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

Readers will learn how to identify and classify various kinds of stones, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal.

This book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
August 15, 2017
Pages
48
Dimensions
10.3 X 0.4 X 10.1 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
ISBN/EAN
9780062289186

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About the Author

Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the "Seymour Science Blog" and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!