From the Series Rock Explorer

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

With stunning photos on every page and informative, relevant captions, this book answers essential questions such as how and where minerals form; why some are rarer than others; how they are mined and how they are used to advance technology. Plus, there are fun and important facts, such as if you pass electricity through quartz, it shakes at a regular pace—which is why many watches contain a tiny quartz crystal, to keep them ticking evenly. Plus, find out what gives some minerals their fabulous colors and why some form intricate patterns and shapes.

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Science
Copyright 2018
Publisher Quarto Publishing Group USA
Imprint QEB Publishing — Quarto Library
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF037060, JNF051120
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.3333 x 9.25
Lexile 750
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 195448
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Claudia Martin

Claudia Martin is the author of many children's books and has worked in publishing for over 20 years. Her favorite subjects include geography, history, and animals.