Let's Go Rock Collecting

Let's Go Rock Collecting

Read and find out about rocks and rock collecting in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

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 a finger to the pebbles under your feet, rocks are everywhere!

This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are: hands-on and visualacclaimed and trustedgreat for classrooms

Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs: Entertain and educate at the same timeHave appealing, child-centered topicsDevelopmentally appropriate for emerging readersFocused; answering questions instead of using survey approachEmploy engaging picture book quality illustrationsUse simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skillsFeature hands-on activities to engage young scientistsMeet national science education standardsWritten/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the fieldOver 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) 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.

  • For ages: 6-8
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 256 x 195 x 3mm | 136g
  • Publication date: 01 May 1997
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY, United States
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Edition Statement: 2nd ed.
  • ISBN10: 0064451704
  • ISBN13: 9780064451703
  • Bestsellers rank: 118,027

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