How do minerals form? In this Minerals title, readers will learn the answer to that question along with its causes, processes, effects, and why it is important. They will also be introduced to Friedrich Mohs, a mineralogist. Bright, full-page photos fill the book, with easy-to-read text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Subject||Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 7.5|
|Guided Reading Level||J|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.1|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||193527|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
Our Extreme Earth – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
The authors use clear and concise language in their exploration of various geographical wonders. Each title features vivid photographs and the occasional drawing. Key scientists in the field, such as the seismologist Charles Francis Richter, are also profiled. Images of children introduce the material at the beginning and pose a question at the end of each book in an effort to make the information more relatable. Bite-size nuggets of content for beginning readers.