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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Random House Childrens Books
Publication date August 1, 1988
Binding Library
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780394996219
ISBN-10 0394996216
Dimensions 0.50 by 8.75 by 11.25 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $20.99
Other format details juvenile
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Full-color photos. The beauty and importance of minerals, metals, crystals, fossils, and gemstones are shown in page after page of vivid photos. "Most of the text is in captions for the profuse and excellent color illustrations. Accurate, authoritative, and clear."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books. "Both a student and browser/hobbyist's delight."--Booklist.  

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This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Editions for the work Rocks and Minerals
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780756631321 Book cover for 9781465420985
 
With Dr. R. F. Symes | Reprint edition from Dk Pub (June 16, 2014); titled "Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals"
9781465420985 | details & prices | 72 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.25 lbs | List price $19.99
This edition also contains Rocks and Minerals
About: Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals is an informative guide to the world beneath our feet.
With Sarah Davis | Box pck fo edition from Dk Pub (August 1, 2008)
9780756631321 | details & prices | 72 pages | 9.50 × 11.75 × 2.25 in. | 3.96 lbs | List price $29.99
About: Written by today's experts for the experts of tomorrow, Eyewitness Experts are great big gift packs that blitz the top-selling topics children really love.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781465420565
 
With Dr. R. F. Symes | from Dk Pub (June 16, 2014); titled "Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals"
9781465420565 | details & prices | 72 pages | 10.00 × 12.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.70 lbs | List price $9.99
This edition also contains Rocks and Minerals
About: Now in Paperback!
Library
Book cover for 9780394996219
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Melissa Cistaro | from Random House Childrens Books (August 1, 1988)
9780394996219 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 1.05 lbs | List price $20.99
This edition also contains Pieces of My Mother: A Memoir
About: Full-color photographs accompany explanations of gemstones and other stones and minerals, sparking children's interest in nature's wonders
Editions for the work Pieces of My Mother: A Memoir
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781492615385
 
from Sourcebooks Inc (May 5, 2015)
9781492615385 | details & prices | 308 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.16 lbs | List price $24.99
About: "A story that lingers in the heart long after the last page is turned.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781492623113
 
from Sourcebooks Inc (February 2, 2016)
9781492623113 | details & prices | 308 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $14.99
About: "A story that lingers in the heart long after the last page is turned.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781504610568
 
With Angela Brazil (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (May 5, 2015)
9781504610568 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.38 lbs | List price $34.95
About: One summer, Melissa Cistaro's mother left without explanation.
Library
Book cover for 9780394996219
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With R. F. Symes | from Random House Childrens Books (August 1, 1988); titled "Rocks and Minerals"
9780394996219 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 1.05 lbs | List price $20.99
This edition also contains Rocks and Minerals
About: Full-color photographs accompany explanations of gemstones and other stones and minerals, sparking children's interest in nature's wonders

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