A Rock Is Lively

By Aston, Dianna Hutts

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ISBN
978-1-45210-645-8
Publisher
Chronicle


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on October 1, 2012  |  Nonfiction

Gr 3-6–Another beauty from Aston and Long, creators of the equally eye-catching An Egg Is Quiet (2006), A Seed Is Sleepy (2007),  and A Butterfly Is Patient (2011, all Chronicle). This time they take on the seemingly sedentary world of rocks and minerals, showing them to be anything but (when you know your geology).  Boiling underground, freezing in space, colorful or drab, e...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

Factual information about rocks, rock formations, and minerals, as well as the ways in which humans have used rocks as tools...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on November 1, 2012

A poetic, visually stunning introduction to the world of rocks. An engaging format. At the top of a page is a declarative statement (e.g. “A rock is old.” “A rock is huge . . . and tiny.”), followed by one or more brief paragraphs of information that expands the point. Accompanying “A rock is galactic,” for example, are descriptions of outer-...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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