A Rock Is Lively by Dianna Hutts Aston

By Dianna Hutts Aston

From the creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, A Butterfly Is Patient, and A Nest Is Noisy comes this pretty and informative advent to the interesting global of rocks.

From staggering blue Lapis Lazuli to volcanic Snowflake Obsidian, an immense number of rocks are showcased in all their elegance. Poetic in voice and stylish in layout, this booklet introduces an array of evidence, making it both excellent for school room sharing and kin analyzing.

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Booklist A Butterfly Is Patient “. . ” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “. . ” —Library Media Connection, starred review JACK ET ILLUSTRATIONS © 2012 BY SY LVIA LONG. JACK ET DESIGN BY SARA GILLINGHAM.

Booklist A Butterfly Is Patient “. . ” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “. . ” —Library Media Connection, starred review JACK ET ILLUSTRATIONS © 2012 BY SY LVIA LONG. JACK ET DESIGN BY SARA GILLINGHAM.

A rock doesn’t hurry. Over thousands of millions of years, it changes from one form to another. This is called the rock cycle. In a process called erosion, a rock is squashed and scraped by glaciers, whirled by waves and rain, and pushed deep into the earth until it turns into magma. ” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review “. . ” —Booklist —Publishers Weekly, starred review Publishers Weekly, “Off the Cuff” Award, Honorable Mention for Best Nonfiction Treatment of a Subject AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books New York Public Library’s 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Association of Children’s Librarians (ACL) Distinguished Books Junior Library Guild Premiere Selection A Seed Is Sleepy “.

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