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Silver

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014345

This title introduces young readers to silver, the most conductive metal on earth! Learn how silver is formed and where it is found. Historic and modern mining methods are detailed. The many uses of silver are examined, from industrial applications in products such as computers and electric switches to medicines and antiseptic clothing! See how artisans such as silversmiths and lapidaries use silver to create beautiful and useful jewelry and wares. 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. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Turquoise

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014352

This title introduces young readers to turquoise, the gemstone that's name is French for "Turkish"! Learn how turquoise is formed and where it is found. Historic and modern mining methods are detailed. The use of turquoise as a gemstone is examined including different colors and cuts. See how artisans and lapidaries create beautiful and useful jewelry with this mineral. 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. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Jade

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014321

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This title introduces young readers to jade, the mineral used for thousands of years as both jewelry and weapons. Learn about the two types of jade, jadeite and nephrite, how jade is formed, and where it is found. Historical and modern mining methods are detailed. The many uses of jade in ancient and modern times are examined. See how artisans such as lapidaries use jade to create beautiful and useful jewelry. 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. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Adventure Homes

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711334

Where do you live – in an apartment block, a townhouse, a cottage in the country? Sounds nice but it’s a bit ordinary, isn’t it? What if you lived somewhere really special – like a house built high up in the trees, or in one that sailed from place to place whenever you wanted a change of scenery? Or you could travel around in a Gypsy caravan

Towering Homes

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711358

Some people live in a house that’s close to the ground, in a small cottage or a single-story bungalow. Others enjoy living high above the ground.

Storybook Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Joelle Dreidemy and Karen Radford (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711365

Where do you live – in an apartment building, a townhouse, a cottage in the country? Sounds nice but it’s a bit ordinary, isn’t it? What if you lived somewhere really special – in a fairy tale castle with tall spires and steeples, for instance?

Adventure Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711372

Where do you live – in an apartment building, a townhouse, a cottage in the country? Sounds nice but it’s a bit ordinary, isn’t it?

Working Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711389

Imagine living and working in the same building! Many people have to make a journey to work each day, but in the windmill, you would just you have to climb some stairs. And you’d have to climb even more stairs if you lived and worked in a lighthouse.

Working Homes

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711341

Imagine living and working in the same building! Many people have to make a journey to work each day, but in the windmill, you would just you have to climb some stairs. And you’d have to climb even more stairs if you lived and worked in a lighthouse.

Towering Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711396

Some people live in a house that’s close to the ground, in a small cottage or a single-story home. Others enjoy living high above the ground.

Noisy Bug Sing-Along

John Himmelman (author), John Himmelman (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584692775

Listen to the "buggy" concert happening in your yard, or in the fields and woods nearby. What insects are making those sounds? Learn who is making what sound, and why. Sing along with them! This book is a wonderful introduction to the noisy, busy world of insects.

Metamorphosis

Publisher: MightyBook ISBN:

A song about one of mother nature's greatest mysteries.