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.