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Tortoises

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601320

A look at tortoises, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their domed shells, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today.

Zebras

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601351

A look at zebras, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their striped fur, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today.

Pearls

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014338

This title introduces young readers to pearls, the gem formed inside the shell of an oyster! Learn how pearls are formed and where they are found. Historic and modern collection methods are detailed, both natural and cultivated. The use of pearls as a gemstone is examined including different colors. See how artisans and lapidaries create beautiful and useful jewelry with this beautiful gem. Finally, a list of tools and tips will set young rock hounds up to unearth their own treasures. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.