SERIES MADE SIMPLE

Fossils

. 9781543527001. Sawyer, Ava. Sedimentary Rocks. ISBN 9781543527032.ea vol: 32p. (Rocks). further reading. glossary. index. photos. websites. Capstone. Aug. 2018. lib. ed. $27.99.
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Gr 4–7—What do the pyramids, Stonehenge, and the Parthenon have in common with clay bricks? They are all uses of rock! The photographs in this series show amazing rock formations from around the world and up-close details of the various types of rocks. Everything from the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland to limestone islands in Indonesia will capture readers' attention and spur curiosity. The text covers how each type of rock is formed. Sidebars discuss topics like the marble used in the Pietà or how Mount Rushmore was shaped. Glossary words appear in a colorful font within the text and are defined at the bottom of the page for easy reference.
VERDICT A thorough coverage for intermediate grades, with excellent images.

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