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Canada Close Up: Canadian Rocks and Minerals Read an excerpt


  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2008

Canada Close Up: Canadian Rocks and Minerals Canadian Title

By Joanne Richter   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780545999342 Paperback
48 Pages | 6.01" x 9.01" | Ages 7 to 9

Cool facts for aspiring rock-hounds!

Canada is a vast country with a diverse geography, which makes it a fantastic place to discover rocks and minerals. This book is crammed with cool and interesting facts perfect for the aspiring rock collector. Did you know that Canada is the third-leading producer of diamonds in the world? Do you know which Canadian Universities have minerals named after them? Or that montroyalite was named after Mont Royal, Quebec?